Dorothy Hiemstra, 57

Dorothy Ellen Hiemstra, age 57, of Centreville, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018 at her home.
She was born June 26, 1960, in Sturgis, a daughter of John and Lucille (Poley) Saunders.
Dorothy resided in the Centreville and Sturgis area her entire life. On Oct. 5, 1984, she married Larry Hiemstra in Sturgis.
She was a dedicated homemaker and a massage therapist. Dorothy enjoyed mushroom hunting, rock hunting and gemology.
Dorothy is survived by her husband, Larry Hiemstra Sr.; two sons, Larry (Diana) Hiemstra Jr. and William Rose, both of Sturgis; a daughter, Melissa Hiemstra of Sturgis; four granddaughters, Makenna Hodges, Haley Williams, Kylie Rose and Taylor Rose; her father, John Saunders of Ocala, Fla.; a brother, Gary (Linda) Foster of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother.
In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service celebrating the life of Dorothy E. Hiemstra will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis. Pastor Paul Pierucki will officiate.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Dorothy’s memory consider Animal Rescue Fund (ARF), P.O. Box 593, Centreville, MI 49032.
Her obituary is also atĀ, where personal messages of support may be left for the family.

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