Dortha R. “Dot” Pile, 98, passed away November 1st, 2021 after a short hospitalization. Dot retired from the Lansing Civic Center where she was the facilities booker and secretary. She enjoyed many years of travel all over the world and made many friends thru Maryanke Travel and walking at the Lansing Mall. She bowled in leagues at Metro Bowl and other lanes in the Lansing area.
She was blessed to be able to stay in her home as she wished thru the care of her granddaughter Rachel and in prior years help from Rachel, Sheri, Sharon, Debbie and cousin Penny Stange and great granddaughter Kadince and many kind neighbors.
Dot is survived by her daughter, Lori (Steve) Watson; granddaughter, Rachel (Andy Lehman) Schweer; great-grandchildren, Kadince, Kamrin, and Kloie Schweer; cousin Penny Stange; and niece, Shirley.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Flossie and Clifford Proudfoot; husband, Gaylord; and brother, Donald McClure.
A private graveside service will be held at Deepdale Cemetery where she will be laid to rest beside her parents.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations be made in Dot’s name to Old Newsboys, one of her favorite charities.