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Dora Groven Tate

May 11, 1920 February 10, 2011
Dora Groven Tate
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Obituary for Dora Groven Tate

Dora Groven Tate age 90 of Attica passed away following a lengthy illness at home on February 10, 2011 surrounded in loving comfort. Dora was born May 11, 1920 in Oklee, MN to Norwegian immigrant parents, Saamund and Annie Groven. As a young woman Dora moved to Pontiac, MI where she met her husband of 65 years, David, while working as a secretary for the Army Ordinance during WWII. Her retirement years were spent on Lake Huron in Black River, MI with a final move to Attica where she has resided for the past 17 years. She was a loving mother to Bob (Diana) Tate of VanBuren, IN, Lavonne Burgess of Attica, Ron (Carol) Tate of Greentown, IN, Carol (John) Curran of Lapeer, Diane (Pat) Dodge of Lapeer and Roger (Marylou) Tate of Columbia, TN; beloved grandmother to 12 and great grandmother to 28. She was preceded in death by her husband David Tate, parents, all her siblings (4 brothers and 3 sisters) and son-in-law John Burgess.
A funeral service will take place Saturday, February 12, 2011 at 11:00 am at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors Capstick Chapel, 542 Liberty Park, Lapeer, MI 48446. Pastor Larry Kluck will be officiating. Private burial at White Chapel Cemetery, Troy, MI. Friends may visit the family at the funeral home on Friday from 6:00-8:00 PM. Memorial donations to Hometown Home Health and Hospice are greatly appreciated.

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