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Curry, Dorla N. -

Dorla N. Curry

Martin - Dorla passed away Friday, November 18, 2016 in Martin. She was born November 19, 1935 in Hopkins the daughter of Hollis and Mary (Munn) Kent. Dorla had been a teacher in a one room school house in Hopkins in the 1960’s. She then graduated from the Nazareth School of Nursing and had worked at Borgess Medical Center until her retirement in 1992. In her spare time she enjoyed knitting, crocheting, canoe trips and camping with her family and attending sporting events for her children and grandchildren. Dorla was an active member of the Watson Bible Church and a supporter of the Martin Athletic Boosters. On August 5, 1955 in Watson Township she married her sweetheart since 8th grade, Jerry Curry who survives. Also surviving are her children, Beth McGuire of Martin, Jerry Jr. (Pat) Curry of Martin, Bradley (Janet) Curry of Canyon Lake, TX, Tim (Roxanne) Curry of Hilliards and Chris Curry of Plainwell; 11 grandchildren, Amber (Chris) Johnson of Seattle, WA, Steven (Alysa) McGuire of Stanwood, Michael McGuire of Martin, Jennifer Curry of Martin, Eric (Lisa) Curry of Cooper, Dana Curry and Sara Curry both Canyon Lake, TX, Andy (Leigh) Curry of New Braunfels, Tx, Kailee Curry of Plainwell, Courtney Curry of Charlotte, NC and Carissa Curry of Plainwell; 12 great-grandchildren and sister, Jan (Dan) Hamilton of FL. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Ted. Friends may visit with Dorla’s family from 2:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. A funeral service will take place at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, November 28, 2016 at the Watson Bible Church with Pastor Tim Farley officiating. Burial will follow at South Martin Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Dorla may be made to Allegan County Medical Care Community or the Martin Athletic Boosters. Messages of condolence may be posted at

Winkel Funeral Home
Winkel Funeral Home
207 E Allegan Street
PO Box 165
Otsego, MI 49078