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Obituary: Dorothy Jarvey

As received from the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home:

Dorothy Jarvey, 91, of Albion Location in Calumet passed away on December 31, 2017 at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock where she has been a resident for the past 6 years.

She was born on April 9, 1926 in Kearsarge, the daughter of the late Stephan and Sylvia (Chopp) Jackovac. Dorothy attended the local schools and graduated from Calumet High School with the class of 1944. She married Clayton (Jake) Jarvey who preceded her in death in 1992. Also preceding her in death were her sisters; Anne, Mary, Stephania, and Kathryn.

Dorothy was a devoted mother and grandmother. She loved nothing better than working in her garden, picking berries and walking in the woods.

Dorothy is survived by her sister Lucy and brother Jerry, children: James (Sally) Jarvey of Plymouth, MI; Jean (Robert) Scott of Burney, CA; John (Renee) Jarvey of Greendale, WI; Gerald Jarvey of Calumet, grandchildren: Mike, Carrie, Eric, Erin, Katie, Kristen, Karen, Julie, and Annie, and 10 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held in the Spring which will be announced at a later date.

Spring burial will take place at the Lake View Cemetery in Calumet.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility for the wonderful care and kindness given to Dorothy.

Online condolences may be left for the family at ericksoncrowleypeterson.com.

The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements.

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