Dorothy Jean Sovey-Wilson

Dorothy Jean Sovey-Wilson

ESCANABA — Dorothy Jean Sovey-Wilson, age 94, of Escanaba, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 at the Christian Park Village in Escanaba. Dorothy was born May 6, 1923, in Marquette, Mich., the daughter of John and Laura (Cowling) Wallenslager. Dorothy loved the outdoors, bird watching, horses, gardening and spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Growing up in Marquette she enjoyed swimming in Lake Superior and trips to AuTrain.

Dorothy is survived by, daughter, Linda (Bill) Heitman of Escanaba; brother, James (Pat) Wallenslager of Marquette; four grandchildren, Christopher (Kristen) Sinnaeve, James (Dawn) Sinnaeve, Keif Neely, Amber Neely; and five great-grandchildren Austen, Cayla, Serina, Kaden, Ainsley.

In addition to her parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by, first husband, Milton Neely; second husband, Charles Wilson; third husband, Alex Sovey; two sons, Darryl and Robert Neely; sister, Betty, and brother John.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Sovey family. Please visit www.skradskifuneralhomes.com where you can leave a message of condolence to the family.