Dorothy M. ThomsenDorothy M. Thomsen, 84, rural Grand Rapids, died on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 in the Grand Village, Grand Rapids.
Dorothy M. Thomsen, 84, rural Grand Rapids, died on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 in the Grand Village, Grand Rapids.
She was born Sept. 4, 1929 in Bovey, the daughter of Leonard and Frances (Adelsich) Lavalier.
Dorothy was a Greenway High School graduate and had worked in the Bovey Post Office for many years. Dorothy and Wayne E. Thomsen were married on Nov. 8, 1947 in Bovey.
Her parents, Leonard and Frances Lavalier; her husband Wayne in 2003; two brothers, Duane and Terrence; and a sister, Gloria Pounds preceded her in death.
Survivors include her children, Tommy (Gloria) Thomsen of Cohasset, Terry (Susan) Thomsen of Nashwauk, Diana Finke of Hill City, and Donna (Duane) Hill of Bovey; 13 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: 1 p.m.until the 2 p.m. funeral service on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 in the Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine. Interment will be at the Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine. To leave an online co ndolence, please go to petersonfuneralchapelofcoleraine.com.