Marko, Dorothy, St. Charles, Michigan

Passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011 at her daughter’s home in Lake Odessa, Michigan. Age 97 years. Dorothy was born November 25, 1913 in Brant to Chester and Lula (Rivenburg) Sweatland. She married John F. Marko on August 6, 1938. He preceded her on December 1, 1995. Surviving are a daughter, Dorothy “Peggy” Hovey; two sons, John W. (Dorothy) Marko and William “Bill” Marko; grandchildren, Vicky Hovey and Steve Curtis, Tim (Ronda) Hovey, Cindy Marko, Sarah Marko and Nick Kavalauskas; great grandchildren, Shuri and Stuart Griffin, Tiffany Schultz, Natasha Hovey and Meadow Kavalauskas; great-great grandchildren, Grace and Mya Griffin; nieces, Sally Lesho and Gail Norman. She was preceded by her husband, son, Gerald, four brothers and one sister. She had unconditional love for her family, friends, church and most of all – God! Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Kendall Funeral Home, St. Charles. Rev. Jeffrey R. Williams will officiate with burial in Brant Cemetery. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Tuesday, November 15 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Memorials may be made to the wishes of the family.