Dorrine M. (Winkler) Dreisbach

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Dorrine M. (Winkler) Dreisbach, 79, of Midland, passed away on, Saturday, March 22, 2014 at Tendercare of Midland. She was born on Sept. 22, 1934 in Muskegon to the late John and Marie (Pratt) Wilczak.

Dorrine was a homemaker. After raising her children, she worked as a receptionist at the Arnold Center in Midland and later on at Rau's Country Store in Frankenmuth, where she enjoyed meeting people from all over the world.

Dorrine loved to cook and bake for family and friends. She enjoyed making crafts, dancing and going to the beach. Being around her family brought her the greatest joy. Dorrine always had a beautiful smile and loved to laugh.

Dorrine is survived by her daughters, Theresa (David) Zachelmeyer, Cindy (Russ) Varner and Janice (Joel) Dunbar; son, Robert (Denise) Winkler; grandchildren, Kevin (Amy) Stump, Ryan (Courtney)Varner, Rachel (Steve) Pankratz, Kyle Varner and Justin Hogan; and great- grandchildren, Sarah, Ashlynne, Amilia, Aiden and Emmett.

Dorrine was preceded in death by her brothers, Richard Wilczak and Edward Wilczak; and sisters, Jospehine South, Irene Kuchrawy, Anna Howard and Evelyn Wilczak.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at St. Brigid of Kildare, with Fr. Pat O'Connor officiating. Friends can visit with the family at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service.

In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Shelter House of Midland. On-line condolences can be given at

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Smith-Miner Funeral Home
2700 W Wackerly St
Midland, MI 48640
(989) 832-8844
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Published in Midland Daily News from Mar. 24 to Mar. 25, 2014
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