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Dorothy M. McNally

July 23, 1930 ~ June 25, 2021 (age 90)


Dorothy M. McNally, age 90, of Escanaba, passed away Friday, June 25, 2021 at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers. She was born on July 23, 1930 in Manistique, MI, the daughter of Herbert and Clara (Sayles) Whitman. Dorothy was raised and attended school in Manistique and was a 1947 graduate of Manistique High School. The former Dorothy Whitman married Walter McNally on September 22, 1948 in Rapid River and he preceded her in death on April 19, 1987. Together, the couple shared 39 years of marriage. Dorothy was a loving homemaker and cared for her husband and children. She enjoyed going to the family cottage on Gooseneck Lake and loved spending time with her family.

Dorothy McNally is survived by her son, Walter (Kathy) McNally of Schaffer; daughter, Mary Sue (Steve) Morehouse of Commerce, TX; 7 grandchildren, Jerry (Crystal) McNally, Tracey (Brian) Lippens, Terri (Johnnie) Sivula, Kevin (Michelle) McNally, Stacey (Chris) Linskens, Lance Morehouse, and Ian Morehouse; 19 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Dorothy was preceded in death by 7 brothers, Clayton, Clarence, Kenneth, Eugene, Lawrence, Walter, and Raleigh; and 1 sister, Pearl.

Private family funeral services were held at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba. 

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