Age 82, passed away August 10, 2017. She was born April 4, 1935, in Pinckney, Michigan, to John and Frances Lavey. Dorothy retired from Oldsmobile where she worked as an executive secretary. She was a member of St. Casimir Catholic Church.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Schuitema in 2005, as well as her parents. She is survived by: brothers, Robert Lavey and James (Beverly) Lavey; many nieces and nephews and grandnieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with Fr. Bill Lugger officiating. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, where the Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sparrow Hospice Services or St. Casimir Catholic Church in memory of Dorothy Schuitema.