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William Lee Dvorak Grand Ledge William Lee Dvorak, 77, died February 9, 2013, in Lansing, Michigan. He was born August 1, 1935 in Chicago, IL, son of William and Mildred (Hlad) Dvorak. He graduated from Taylor University, where he was active in athletics as a member of the baseball, basketball and tennis teams. He did his graduate work at Michigan State University. In 1958 he moved to Grand Ledge where he began a 37 year career at Grand Ledge High School. In addition to classroom teaching in the Business Department, he coached basketball, tennis, golf, and served as the City Recreation Director. He and his wife also participated in the Grand Ledge German Exchange program by accompanying the GLHS students to Germany for 25 years. He was the Michigan Education Financial Services area Representative for 26 years. He was a member of South Church, Lansing, MI. His life was an example of generosity and devotion to God, his family, his church and others. Bill is survived by his loving family members, wife, Caron, his sons and their families: David and Gina, and their children, Andrew and Kate; Douglas and Paula, and their children Adam, Jane and Will. He is also survived by one sister, Geraldine Grandholm, and two brothers, Robert and Dan Dvorak, many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held Thursday, February 14th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. A service of Witness to the Resurrection will be held at South Church, 5250 Cornerstone Dr., Lansing, MI 48917, on Friday, February 15, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. For those desiring, contributions may be made to the South Church or Czechoslovak Baptist Convention in memory of William Dvorak. Online condolences may be shared at

Published in Lansing State Journal from Feb. 12 to Feb. 17, 2013
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