Traverse City Record-Eagle

October 3, 2013

Dolores L. Rice

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — LAKE LEELANAU — Dolores L. Rice, 74, of Lake Leelanau, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Tendercare of Leelanau.

Dolores was born Oct. 26, 1938, in Dearborn, the daughter of Harold and Evelyn (Blosingham) Martin. On June 25, 1959, at St. Kevin’s Church in Inkster, she married Anthony Rice, who preceded her in death on Feb. 29, 1990.

Dolores had a lifetime of accomplishments, but most important of all was the love for her family.

Dolores is survived by her three children, Gregory (Ann) Rice, Gwendolyn Rice and Katrina Rice; her siblings, Harold Martin, Dennis Martin and Joe Ziets; five grandchildren, Stephanie, Kaula, LeeAnne, Katelyn and Justin; and a great-granddaughter, Aubrey.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Geoffrey Todd; and a sister, Jean Henry.

A rosary will be prayed at 2 p.m., followed by a wake service, on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay. Private family burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery of Lake Leelanau will be held at a later date. Father Michael Janowski will officiate.

Memorials may be directed to American Cancer Society, c/o RFL of Leelanau County, 129 Jefferson Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

Please share memories with Dolores’ family at the online obituary at

Arrangements are with the Martinson Funeral Home of Suttons Bay.