Dorothy Alice Scott, 98, of Brimley, Michigan passed away Saturday morning, Dec. 17, 2016 at War Memorial Hospital's Long Term Care Unit.
Dorothy was born on June 2, 1918 in Pellston, Michigan, the daughter of the late Ray and Addie (Harris) Zimmerman. She graduated from Pellston High School and later earned her Associate's Degree from Eastern Michigan University. On May 27, 1937, she married Harold Russell Scott. Together with her husband, she owned and operated a motel, restaurant, gas station, and mechanic's garage in Eckerman, Michigan. Later, she worked for Community Action becoming an area representative and then a Head Start teacher until retirement at age 75. Dorothy was very active in her churches, Strongs Community Church and later Brimley Baptist Church. She enjoyed her flower gardens and knitting. She loved going to all of her grandchildren's activities. Dorothy was a member of the Eastern Star.
Dorothy is survived by her two sons: John F. Scott of Eckerman, MI and Paul (Charleen) Scott of Kinross, MI; 12 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren; and several great great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two daughters: Janet L. Pomeroy and Virginia L. Schnurer; a daughter-in-law: Susan Scott; a grandson: David Scott; two brothers: Vern and Marvin Zimmerman; and three sisters: Bernice Kroll, Katherine Sertich, and Helen Raney.
Services took place on Dec. 21 with the assistance of C.S. Mulder Funeral Home and Pastor Daniel Knepper officiating. Burial will be at Coburn Cemetery in the spring. Condolences may be left online at www.csmulder.com.