Dolores Hansen Pfeifle

VENICE, Fla. – Dolores Hansen Pfeifle, 76, of Venice, Fla., and Petoskey, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 at the Tidewell Hospice House.

Dolores was born Sept. 21, 1937 in Flint, the daughter of the late Carl J. and Edna (Layman) Hansen. Dolores was a graduate of Petoskey High School class of 1955, where she met her future husband, Henry Pfeifle. She graduated from Hackly School of Nursing in Muskegon.

Dolores is survived by her husband of 55 years, Henry, son Matthew (Kimmy), daughter Pamela (Glenn) of Harbor Springs, sister Judy (BR) Smith of Ponshewaing, brother Bill (Diane) Hansen of Petoskey, grandchildren Henry Jamin and Catalina “Katy” Pfeifle both of Harbor Springs.

Dolores was a volunteer for the Venice Art Center. She was a member of the Sarasota Opera Guild, the Michigan Nurses Association, Crooked Tree Art Center in Petoskey and volunteered for both the Safe House and Hospice in Petoskey.

A memorial service will take place at a later date at the family home on Crooked Lake near Petoskey. Ewing Funeral Home, Venice, Fla., is in charge of the arrangements.