Those left to cherish her memory include; her sons, David (Audrey) Putman of Lansing, James (Deb) Putman of Holt, and Dean (Sue) Putman of Rochester Hills; step-children, Carol (Rev. Walter) Ledogar, Barbara (Rev. Gerald) Kovac, Christina (Paul) Blackney, and Harold Crane; 17 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren (she was anxiously awaiting the arrival of her 23rd great-grandchild), along with several nieces, nephews, and other extended family members. Dolores was preceded in death by husbands, Dale Putman (1975) and Elloyce “El” Crane (April 2012), and by her brother, Walter Pouliot.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Mark Rutherford, Parochial Vicar at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, August 24, 2012 at Church of the Resurrection, 1531 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. Interment will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel on Thursday, August 23rd from 5-8 p.m. with a vigil service to be held at 7:30 p.m. and again on Friday at the church for one hour prior to the Mass. Those who wish may make memorial contributions in Dolores’ memory to Church of the Resurrection School.