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Mrs. Dorothy Eleanor  Greider
  • First United Methodist Church
    200 Pleasant Ave.
    Sturgis, MI 49091

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“Condolences to the family of Dorothy. I remember from our Kirsch days - very efficient, and she always flashed that wonderful smile to everyone she...Read More »
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Dorothy Eleanor Greider age 101 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away early Tuesday morning, April 4, 2017 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis.
She was born July 15, 1915 in Vaughnsville, Ohio daughter of the late Lloyd and Hazel (Bressler) Dackin.
Dorothy was a graduate of Lima Central High School in Lima, Ohio. She furthered her education and graduated from the Lima Business College also in Lima, Ohio.
Mrs. Greider resided in Sturgis since 1936 coming from Beaver Dam, Ohio.
On August 10, 1936 she married Dana L. "Jack" Greider in Fairborn, Ohio. He died February 4, 2002.
Dorothy began her career at the Kirsch Company in Sturgis in 1937 where she held the position of assistant secretary for many years until her retirement.
She was a longtime member of the Business and Professional Women's Club and a 62 year member and Past Worthy Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star Olive Branch #2.
She is survived by one sister: Ruth (Robert) Burgess of Cridersville, Ohio; sister-in-law: LaVerta Dackin of Lima, Ohio; two nieces: Beth (Alan) Moening and Debbie Burgess Fox; two nephews: Daniel (Paula) Burgess and Dale (Kari) Burgess and several great nieces and nephews and dear friends and caregivers: Julie and Bruce Buhl of Sturgis.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one brother: James Dackin
The family will receive friends from 12:30 – 1:00 P.M. Friday at the First United Methodist Church in Sturgis where funeral services celebrating the life of Dorothy Greider will begin at 1:00 P.M. Friday. The Rev. Jeanne Koughn will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.
The Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 200 Pleasant Ave., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331 is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.
Memorial donations would be appreciated to the First United Methodist Church, 200 Pleasant Ave., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.