November 16, 2018

Dorothy L. Fiddler

Died Nov. 15, 2017


Dorothy Lucille Fiddler, 90, of Standish passed away Nov. 15, 2017, after a very short illness.

Dorothy was born May 8, 1927, in Flint to Gordon and Ella Davis. Dorothy was an incredibly generous woman who was loved by everyone who knew her for her quick wit, sense of humor, cooking and baking skills and her love and dedication to her children as well as her three foster children she raised.

Surviving is her son, Rick (Darbie) Fiddler of Ada; son-in-law, Dr. Robert Orr of Haslett; grandchildren, Dustin (Holly) Fiddler of Grand Rapids, Evan (Hope) Fiddler of Caledonia, McKenna (Jake Stier) Fiddler of Nashville, Tenn., and Shawn Orr of East Lansing; great-grandchildren, Renn Fiddler, Cove Fiddler, Monroe Fiddler and Ellie Fiddler; siblings, Marvin (Linda) Buffman, Gail Buffman, Charlotte (Joe Holbrook) and Betty (Lyle) Schmidt; three foster children, Larry Davidson, Jim Davidson and Don Smith; and foster grandchildren, Jaime and Kori Smith.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Fiddler, in 1998; her daughter, Judy Orr, in 2011; as well as her mother, Ella (Wilford Buffman); father, Gordon Davis; and two brothers, Donavan and Darwin Buffman.

The memorial Mass will be held Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Resurrection of the Lord Parish, 423 W. Cedar St., Standish, with Father David Parsch officiating. A reception will follow the Mass. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Resurrection of the Lord Food Pantry.


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