Dorothy Winifred Cole

Adrian, Michigan

Oct 10, 1926 – Jan 23, 2019 (Age 92)


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ADRIAN - Dorothy Winifred Cole, age 92, of Adrian died Jan. 23, 2019, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility surrounded by her family.
She was born Oct. 10, 1926, in Bluffton, Ohio, to Hollie and LaVonne (McGeorge) Baldwin. On Oct. 25, 1946, she married Robert Eugene Cole and he preceded her in death. Dorothy attended the Church of the Nazarene.
Dorothy worked at the Hurd Lock and Stubnitz-Greene factories during World War II. She retired from the Spiegel Catalog store in Adrian. Dorothy also worked at the bingo hall for 15 years and with the lunch program at Garfield School for many years. Dorothy's lifelong passion was her family. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her heart and joy. There's no denying that her grands were the people that she loved the most. She was their "Grandma Grape."
She is survived by one son, Stephen (Cherie) Cole of Adrian; one daughter, Barbara Caldwell Girard (Paul Girard) of Poinciana, Fla.; one brother, Bill Baldwin of Milan; one sister, Sandra (Larrie) Baker of Wolverine, Mich.; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Bob, she was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Larry Baldwin, Robert Baldwin, Don Baldwin and Jim Baldwin; and a sister, Shirley Craft.
Visitation for Dorothy will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, \at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian, with the Rev. Larry Betz officiating. A private burial will be in Lenawee Hills Memorial Park, Adrian.
You may send condolences to the family at Memorial contributions may be made to Adrian First Church of the Nazarene. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.

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My deepest condolences to the Cole family. I knew Dorothy and Bob from Bingo, I loved them both. May she Rest In Peace.

My deepest condolences to the Cole family
May the God of comfort be with your family during this time of need.isa 41:10



My condolences to the Cole family may the God of comfort be with your family during this time of need ISA41:10

Very sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Our condolences to you and cherie and the family.
Jerry and Marge Browning

Aww so sorry to hear of Dorothys passing.Loved having our little visits . She put a smile on my face.

So sorry for your loss. Just want to thank you again for allowing me to be a part of her life. I loved her so much, very special lady.