DEARBORN, Mich. -- Dorothy Hughes Young Schmelz, Dearborn, died Tuesday, September 17, 2013.
She was born May 29, 1921, in Detroit, Michigan. Her husband, Jack, died in 1997.
She is survived by her daughter, Martha McGee (Richard); her son, Robert (Sandy); and her grandchildren, Patrick, Shannon, Daniel (Kate) and Alan McGee and Peter (Julian) and Mark (Lori) Schmelz. Also surviving are four great-grandchildren.
The memorial service is Monday at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 1669 W. Maple Road, Birmingham, Mich. Visitation at the church begins at 10 a.m.
Memorial tributes are to the Alzheimer's Association or Leader Dogs for the Blind. Handling arrangements is A.J. Desmond & Sons, Royal Oak, Mich. (248) 549-0500. To view obituary and share memories, go to www.DesmondFuneralHome.com.