Dorothy M. Witt

May 23, 1937January 28, 2013
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Dorothy M. Witt, born May 23, 1937 to Carl and Auda (Powers) Spalding in Los Angeles, California, passed away January 28, 2013. Mrs. Witt was a beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who loved spending time with her family. She also enjoyed spending countless hours at any garage sale or flea market she could find. Always thoughtful, she never forgot a birthday or failed to send a thank you card. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jay in 1976 and daughter, Judith Geiger in 1986. Surviving to cherish her memory are daughter, Grace (Del) Rose; son, Bill (Angie); grandchildren, Kristi Franklin, Michael Enderle, Steve Enderle, Becky Spangler, Andrea Geiger and Ben Witt; and 8 great-grandchildren. Her memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes DeWitt Chapel, 205 E. Washington, DeWitt, Michigan. The family will receive friends on Wednesday February 6th from 5-8 P.M. at the funeral home. Those desiring may make contributions to the American Cancer Society, 1755 Abbey Road, East Lansing, Michigan 48823, in memory of Dorothy Witt. Memories may be shared with the family at


  • Memorial Service Thursday, February 7, 2013
  • Visitation Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Dorothy M. Witt

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Leah (Karen) Spalding

May 1, 2013

A butterfly lights beside us, like a sunbeam…
and for a brief moment it's glory
and beauty belong to our world…
but then it flies on again, and although
we wish it could have stayed,
we are so thankful to have seen it at all.

Aunt Dot,

I keep still reaching to call you on the phone. I miss our conversations but now... I can still talk to you,but I don't need the phone.

Karen (Leah)

David Couling

February 6, 2013

A dear friend and second mother, I will miss you more than all the words.

Sean Spalding

February 5, 2013

We are sorry to hear of the sudden loss of our Aunt Dot. She was great lady filled with love. She will be missed.

LuAnn Heller

February 5, 2013

I will miss my aunt. She helped care for family members through the years. She was my family connection to all the aunts, uncles, cousins and family heppenings. On my visits home to St. Johns. we would check up on family members, check out the Mega Mall or go to lunch or dinner. She turned me on to the Dairy Dell ? which i loved.

I will be forever grateful to her for being there for my parents during their illnesses.

Rest in Peace Dear Aunt Dot

February 1, 2013

Grace, Del:
Sorry to hear about your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Area 28

Blonnie Ellsworth

January 31, 2013

A light went out but a new star in the sky is shining. I will miss my loving Aunt Dot more that anyone will know. The pain in my heart is shared with my entire family and we are reaching out to you Bill and Grace, knowing your pain. I just want to say, Aunt Dot, wherever you are, give my mom and dad a kiss for me. Bill and Grace, you were lucky to had such a wonderful Mom, and the Taylor family had a very special Aunt.

January 31, 2013

Dear Bill and family - I want to thoroughly "Amen" the 3 MDE folks before me: Carol W., Yvonne M. and Pat M...Karol S.

Pat Meaux

January 31, 2013

"Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal." Bill, I pray God will provide comfort to you and your family during this time.

Connie Kruger

January 31, 2013

Grace,Del and Family.
I am so sorry to hear about your mom..just seen her 2 weeks ago in town and she hugged me and we talked for a while, I know she loved her family as she was so concerned and how Grace was doing after her knee replacement..she will surly be missed,,Our thought and prayers are with you and we love you very much and will always be there for you guys..
phil 4.13 ..
love you..
Jon and Connie

January 31, 2013

Grace, Kim and I are sorry to hear of Dot's passing. Remember when all our parents played cards in that card club.

Kim and Sheila (Kelly) Diamond