Neigh, Dorothy E. (Puffpaff), Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 2, 2011, at the Cartwright Hospice Residence. Age 90 years. Dorothy was born on June 19, 1920, in Saginaw, to the late Otto H. and Clara (Zimmerman) Puffpaff. She was married to Vernon A. Neigh on April 26, 1941, in Saginaw. He predeceased her on January 28, 2009. Dorothy was a devout member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Bethlehem Senior Saints, Ladies Society, Altar Guild, and “The Merryettes” Girlfriends Club. Dorothy had previously worked at Kresge’s, as a receptionist at H&R Block, and a typist at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. She enjoyed cooking, traveling and family time, especially loved time spent with her grandchildren. Surviving are one daughter and three sons, Karen Schram, Saginaw; Gerald (Karen) Neigh, Oscoda; Rev. Dennis (Barbara) Neigh, Greenbush; W. Rick (Lynda) Neigh, Grand Rapids; six grandchildren, two step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one step-great-grandchild; one brother, Harold (Arlene) Puffpaff, Saginaw; one sister, Elaine McKay, Lacey, WA.; and many loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one brother Marvin Puffpaff and infant sister Jean Puffpaff. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the staff of Covenant Oncology Unit and Cartwright Hospice Residence for their wonderful care of Dorothy. Funeral service will take place on Monday, June 6, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 808 Weiss. The Reverends Michael R. Korte and Charles F. Buckhahn will officiate with burial in Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery. Friends are welcome to visit with the family at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave., on Sunday from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., then at the church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be given to Bethlehem Lutheran Church or School, or Valley Lutheran High School. Memories and sympathies of Dorothy may be shared with the family on her Obituary page at