Dolores Ruth Lytle, age 91, of Alpena, passed away Thursday afternoon February 2, 2017, at her home after an extended illness.
The daughter of Adolph and Bertha (Hempel) Harmel was born on September 17, 1925 in Detroit. She married John B. Lytle on February 9, 1946 and together they made their home in Livonia.
Dolores and John spent many years traveling to the Long Lake area and visiting until they were able to retire here in 1990. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Alpena.
Surviving are 6 children Janet Carwan of Farmington Hills, Patrcia Lytle, John B. Lytle Jr., and Laura Nelson all of Alpena; Jeffrey (Cynthia) Lytle, Denise Lytle both of Livonia; a sister Joyce (Bob) Davis of Arizona; 16 grandchildren JR, Stacy, Catherine, Camala, Christopher, Mary, Jonathan, Ben, Colleen, Alyson, Jack, Andrew, Emma, Olivia, Nicholas, Sarah; a special young man Shawn; and 9 great grandchildren.
Preceded in death were her husband John in November of 1994; a sister Ada Christensen; and a brother Melvin Harmel.
Cremation arrangements are in care of Hentkowski Funeral Home in Rogers City. A memorial service will be set at a later date. Online condolences may be sent to Hentkowskifuneral.com.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Michigan or Immanuel Lutheran Church.