Dorothy T. (Motz) Bradley

September 29, 1925 ~ December 2, 2017 (age 92)

Dorothy T. (Motz) Bradley, 92 passed away unexpectedly at her Mesa, AZ winter residence on December 2, 2017, on the anniversary of her mother's death.  She was born on September 29, 1925, the daughter of Arthur and Cora (Cook) Simon.  Dorothy was a 1943 graduate of Fowler High School and in 1946 graduated from St. Lawrence School of Nursing as a registered nurse.  She retired from Clinton Memorial Hospital (Sparrow).  Favorite past times include doing crossword and jigsaw  puzzles, playing cards and most of all spending time with family and friends.  Dorothy was a member of St. Lawrence Alumni Association, Most Holy Trinity Church in Fowler, Holy Cross Church in Mesa, a former Red Cross volunteer and a founding member of Clinton County Hospice.  She was blessed with two wonderful husbands.  She married Lawrence Motz on April 14, 1948 and after his death married Marion Bradley on June, 20, 1986.  Preceding her in death were her parents, both of her husbands, Brothers, Clarence, Edward, Ronald, Leon, Bernard and Phillip Simon; brothers in law Joseph Thelen, Bernard Schueller, Ken Buell, Edward Motz and Harold Tolles; sisters in law, Josephine Simon, Kathryn McCue, Genevieve Motz and Helen Tolles.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Nadine (Daniel) Piggott of Fowler and son Richard Motz of Tucson, AZ; stepchildren, Linda (Bill) Lardie of Amarillo, TX, Richard Bradley and Jeff (Jean) Bradley both of Roscommon, MI, Harry Bradley and Mary (Mike) Jackson both of Perry, MI, Tom (Mary) Bradley of Rockford, MI and Bill (Brenda) Bradley of Evart, MI; 3 grandchildren; 22 step grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 23 step great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; 2 step great great grandsons; sister Frances Thelen, brother in law, Kenneth McCue; sisters in law Genn Simon, Regina (Harold) Simon, Delores Schueller, Joan Simon, Elizabeth Buell and several nieces and nephews.  Cremation took place in Mesa and a Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 10:30 A.M. with Rev. Fr. Dennis Howard as celebrant.  Burial will be at Holy Trinity Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy's honor to the charity of your choice.

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