Laurits "Larry" Dunham

November 3, 1932September 28, 2013

Laurits “Larry” Dunham Six Lakes, MI (formerly from Lansing, MI)

Born November 3, 1932, the son of Laurits and Irene (Babcock) Dunham, passed away September 28, 2013, at the age of 80. He was preceded in death by his father. Surviving is his loving wife of 61 years, Joyce; daughter, Linda Marie (Jeffrey) Blatt; sons, Michael Dunham, Laurits Wayne (Debra) Dunham; six grandchildren; one great grandchild; mother, Irene Dunham; brother; Bruce (Bonnie) Dunham; and sister, Loraine (Harrison) Rees.

Larry was in the United States Air Force, and proudly served his country during the Korean Conflict. He worked for Michigan Bell and retired after 30 years of service. Larry also enjoyed camping, but most important to him was spending time with his family.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 205 E. Washington, DeWitt, MI with the Rev. James Robinson officiating. Interment will follow at the DeWitt Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the DeWitt Chapel on Monday, September 30, 2013 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Those desiring may make contributions to the Montcalm County Animal Shelter at 155 Quarterline Street, Stanton, MI 48888 in honor of Larry.

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  • Funeral Service Tuesday, October 1, 2013
  • Visitation Monday, September 30, 2013

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Mike & Debbie (Shappell) Lucas

November 5, 2013

Joyce, Linda and Family, I am so sorry to hear of Larry's passing. I remember fondly the times we spent up north and at your home here in Lansing.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.


Julie Siegel

September 30, 2013

Larry and family,
This is the time to remind you you're not alone, that prayers and thoughts are with you.
Thinking of all of you during this time.
Julie Siegel

September 30, 2013

Larry, Deb and Family, please accept our condolences and know that you are in our thoughts.

Jana and John Moore

Brenda Lindsay

September 30, 2013

Michael and Family,

I am so very sorry for your loss. My sincere, heartfelt condolences.