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Obituary for Dorothy L. Corson

CORSON, Dorothy L.

Dorothy Lou Corson, age 96, of Middleville passed away on February 4, 2019 at Faith Hospice Trillium Woods. Dorothy was born June 6, 1922 in Middleville, the daughter of Morton and Jennie (Caroll) Freshney. Dorothy was very involved in the Middleville community, serving on the library board for fifty years and the village council. Dorothy enjoyed exercising, especially walking to work at Bradford White where she was employed as a secretary for over sixty five years. An avid traveler, she and Charles were able to travel all over the world. Dorothy also enjoyed dancing, bowling, and she loved animals, especially her pets. Dorothy was proud to earn an Associates of Arts degree at Grand Rapids Junior College at age seventy two. Dorothy is survived by daughters: Annette (Renwick) Brutus and Maureen (Patrick Brutus) Corson; a granddaughter, Jacqueline Brutus, and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of sixty five years, Charles R. Corson; a brother, Victor Freshney; and a sister, Vieva Birdsill. Dorothy’s family will receive friends, Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Beeler-Gores Funeral Home where her funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 PM. Memorial contributions to the Barry County Humane Society will be appreciated. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Dorothy’s family.