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Obituaries

Dorothy J. Cappon

( March 13, 1929 - June 14, 2020 )

 

Dorothy J. (Bump) Cappon was born in Hastings, Michigan on March 13, 1929 to Clarence and Myrtle L. (Cheeseman) Bump.  She attended schools in Hastings and graduated from High School in 1947.  She worked after school and on Saturdays at the Ben Franklin Store.  After graduation, she worked as a clerk in the IBM Department of the Hastings Manufacturing Company.  She joined the Grand Street E.U.B. Church as a child and was married in the same church to Robert L. Cappon of Woodland on September 16, 1950.  She then worked with her husband on the farm for 25 years and later went to work at the Provincial (Nursing) Home, now known as Hastings Rehab for 10 years before retirement.  Dorothy was a member of the Michigan Steam Engine and Threshers Club.

 

Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband Robert, two brothers Clarence Bump, Jr., and Duane Bump.  She is survived by her children Barbara (Cappon) Steele and Gordon (Terri) Cappon, two grandchildren Craig (Shana) Cappon and Trent (Stacie) Cappon, five great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, and in-laws.

 

Memorial Contributions in honor of Dorothy can be made to Woodland United Methodist Church, 203 N Main St, Woodland, MI 48897, or Thornapple Manor, 2700 Nashville Rd, Hastings, MI 49058.

 

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at 11 AM at Woodland Memorial Park Cemetery, 3551 Velte Road; Woodland, MI  48897.  Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home.  To leave an online condolence, visit www.girrbachfuneralhome.net.

 

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