Doreene Mae Cooper

Born April 10, 1935 in Elberta, Michigan daughter of the late Arnold Jeffers and Elydia “Pooch” (Sorenson) Bement passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at age 84.

Doreene was a graduate of Holt High School and retired from General Motors where she was active in the U.A.W.  Following her retirement from G.M. Doreene moved to Arcadia where she served as head baker at “The Cherry Hut” in Beulah.  She also enjoyed traveling, watching movies, playing BINGO, flower gardening, and working on her High School class reunion committee.

Survivors include her 4 children; Rick Vallance, Denise Alden, Jeff Vallance, and Patricia (James) Cooper; 9 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter; brother, Roger (Virginia) Jeffers along with many nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.

Doreene was preceded in death by her parents; her grandma, Grace Sorenson; brother, Arthur Jeffers; and granddaughter, Kari Vallance.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 6-8 p.m. and again on Saturday for 1 hour prior to the service.

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