Dolores Jean Mead

Dolores Jean "Grandma Chub" Mead, 89, of Grayling, passed away on December 16, 2020. She was born at home in Moddersville, Michigan on August 31, 1931 to the late Milford and Emma Campbell. She graduated from Merritt High School. She was a cheerleader and married her basketball star, Pete Mead on October 29, 1949. They were married for 68 years before he preceded her in death in 2018.
Grandma Chub loved spending time with her family at the cabin at Saint Martins Point. She enjoyed playing cards and was a fantastic seamstress. She gifted many people and her family with her beautiful quilts.
Survived by her children, Natalie VanGuilder, Robert (Patricia) Mead, Debra (Leonard) Lobsinger, Dee (Dora) Mead, Pamela (Robert) Terry. Grandma Chub was blessed with 21 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Sisters, Dorothy Ensing, Deanna Pace, Darlene (Larry) Beerens, and several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents and husband; sisters, Donna and Della; brother-in-law, Leonard, and son-in -law, Barry VanGuilder.
Services were held on Monday, December 21, 2020 at Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home. 
Celebration of Grandma Chub's life will be held in Spring 2021. 
Interment will be at Moddersville Cemetery in spring.
Family is requesting that instead of flowers, consideration be given to memorial contributions to Baby to Toddler Closet, c/o Michelson Memorial United Methodist Church 400 Michigan Avenue, Grayling, Michigan 49738 or Jason Potter Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 627, Grayling, MI 49738. 
Condolences may be sent to
Arrangements by Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home.

Crawford County Avalanche

Mailing Address
Box 490
Grayling, MI 49738

Phone: 989-348-6811
FAX: 989-348-6806

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