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(November 24, 1942 – December 29, 2013)

Loretta H. Dahms, age 71, of Midland died on Sunday, December 29, 2013 at the MidMichigan Medical Center, Midland. Loretta was born November 24, 1942 in Warren, Mi to the late Albert H. and Lela Hazel (Thomas) Tucker. Loretta Loved her family more than anything and was very special grandmother,She enjoyed photography, watching birds and nature. She loved pottery , crafts and will be greatly missed by her dog Spike Loretta is survived by a son; Eric (Sandy McGee) Dahms of Romeo; daughters and sons-in-law Tracy and Lee Wilford, Kelly and Joe Passalacqua both of Midland; seven grandchildrenKyle Dahms, Lee Austin Wilford, Ryan Dahms, Travis Wilford, Emma Dahms, Ty Passalacqua and Drew Passalacqua. She is also survived by her sisters Barbara and Ben Stewart of Yale, June and Mike Aronowski of Escanaba and Bonnie Krystoff of Clarkston. A funeral service will be held Thursday, January 2 2014 at 6:30 PM at Smith-Miner Funeral Home with Reverend Chuck Foerster of the Trinity Lutheran Church officiating. Visitation for Loretta will be Thursday, January 2, 2014 from 4-7pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Humane Society of Midland County or the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com.