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Doris Jean van der Zee

January 29, 1930 October 17, 2019
Doris Jean van der Zee
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Obituary for Doris Jean van der Zee

Doris Jean van der Zee, 89, of Chelsea, formerly of Lapeer, died Thursday October 17, 2019. She was born January 29, 1930 in Pontiac to parents Herbert and Elizabeth (Aitken) Everson.

Doris graduated from the University of Michigan in 1952 and married William J. van der Zee later that year; August 2, 1952 in Pontiac. She was a teacher in Pontiac Schools then later retiring from Lapeer Schools. Mrs. van der Zee was active in the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel and Lapeer County Historical Society. She was a former executive director of the North Oakland Council – Camp Fire as well as a member of the Pontiac Civitan Club.

Mrs. van der Zee is survived by her daughter: Elizabeth van der Zee of Ann Arbor, grandson: Andrew Mascharka, brother: Robert Everson of Troy and niece: Emily Everson. Doris was preceded in death by her husband: William van der Zee, her parents and sister-in-law: Janet Everson.

Doris’ funeral will be 11:00am Monday October 21, 2019 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer. The family will receive friends from 10:00am-11:00, prior to the service on Monday. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Lapeer.

Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Retirement Community, (805 W Middle St, Chelsea 48118), the Alzheimer’s Association or the Lapeer Historical Society. Condolences and memories may be left at MuirBrothersLapeer.com


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Visitation

Monday

21

Oct

10:00 AM 10/21/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/21/2019 11:00:00 AM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Prior to the service (only)

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Service

Monday

21

Oct

11:00 AM 10/21/2019 11:00:00 AM
Muir Brothers Funeral Home

1021 S Lapeer Road
Lapeer, MI 48446

Muir Brothers Funeral Home
1021 S Lapeer Road Lapeer 48446 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Hope Cemetery Final Resting Place

Adams St.
Lapeer, MI

Adams St. Lapeer MI

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

Greater Michigan Chapter
25200 Telegraph Road, Suite 100
Southfield, MI 48033-7443

Lapeer County HIstorical Society

P.O. BOX 72
Lapeer, Michigan 48446

United Methodist Retirement Community Foundation

805 W. Middle St.
Chelsea, MI 48118
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