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(May 8, 1919 – May 21, 2013)

Luella Alice Dockham, 94, of Midland, MI, passed away at Tender Care Nursing Home on May 21, 2013. Luella was born on May 8, 1919 in Lansing, MI to the late Ernie and Myrtle (Hale) Marsh. Luellawas married to the love of her life, William Dockham who predeceased her. Luella was a logger and rancher most of her life living in the Carlotta, CA. area. She loved raising Quarter Horses & especially loved riding her own horses in parades. Luella was predeceased by daughters Janet Marie Hacket & Barbara Ann Johnson. She was also predeceased by her parents and her brothers Clarence (Rozannah) Marsh-McRoberts and Donald W. (Audrey) McRoberts and nephew Clarence J.McRoberts. Luella was especially fond of her grandchildren: Rae Ann Bolen, Barbara Rae Saar, and Eric and Billy Johnson, her great-grandchildren: Tiffany Boone, Cortney Bolen, Johnny, Jason & Jessica Saar, Blain and Jordon Johnson and Meriah Gibbons, and her great-great grandsons: Tallon Boone and Mason and Colton Garrett. Luella is also survived by her brothers?ÇÖ children: Myrtle Kennedy, Richard McRoberts, William E. McRoberts, Donald D. McRoberts, Shelia Marsh Hutek, David L. McRoberts, Alice Jane Crawford, Carol M.Cottenham, James A. McRoberts, Jerry R. McRoberts Ellen D. Miller, Margaret Phillips, Larry McRoberts and Juanita Elder, along with many great nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Luella?ÇÖs family in her name.