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Dorothy T. (Motz) Bradley


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Dorothy T. (Motz) Bradley

Mesa, AZ - Dorothy T. (Motz) Bradley, 92, passed away unexpectedly at her Mesa, AZ winter residence December 2, 2017, on the anniversary of her mother's death. She was born on September 29, 1925, the daughter of Arthur and Cora (Cook) Simon.

Dorothy was a 1943 graduate of Fowler High School and in 1946 graduated from St. Lawrence School of Nursing as a registered nurse. She retired from Clinton Memorial Hospital (Sparrow). Favorite Pastimes include doing crossword and jigsaw puzzles, playing cards and most of all spending time with family and friends. Dorothy was a member of St. Lawrence Alumni Association, Most Holy Trinity Church in Fowler, Holy Cross Church in Mesa, a former Red Cross volunteer and a founding member of Clinton County Hospice. She was blessed with two wonderful husbands. She married Lawrence Motz April 14, 1048 and after his death married Marion Bradley June 20, 1986.

Preceding her death were her parents, both of her husbands, Brother Clarence, Edward, Ronald, Leon, Bernard and Phillip Simon; brothers in law Joseph Thelen, Bernard Schueller, Ken Buell, Edward Motz and Harold Tolles; sisters in law Josephine Simon, Kathryn McCue, Genevieve Motz and Helen Tolles.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter Nadine (Daniel) Piggott of Fowler and son Richard Motz of Tucson, AZ; Stepchildren Linda (Bill) Lardie of Amarillo, TX, Richard Bradley and Jeff (Jean) Bradley both of Roscommon MI, Harry Bradley and Mary (Mike) Jackson both of Perry MI, Tom (Mary) Bradley of Rockford MI, and Bill (Brenda) Bradley of Evart, MI; 3 grandchildren; 22 step grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 23 step great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; 2 step great great grandsons; sister Frances Thelen, brother in law Kenneth McCue; sisters in law Genn Simon, Regina (Harold) Simon, Delores Schueller, Joan Simon, Elizabeth Buell; and several nieces and nephews. Cremation will take place Mesa with a memorial service and burial to be held at a later date in Fowler. Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy's honor to the .
Published in Lansing State Journal from Dec. 9 to Dec. 17, 2017
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