Dorothy Sangalli, 85

Dorothy Ann Sangalli, age 85, of Three Rivers, passed away on December 11, 2019 at Grace of Douglas. Dorothy was born on Valentine’s Day February 14, 1934 the daughter of the late Cecil B. and Elizabeth (Blum) Hice.
Dorothy and her late husband of 60 years Jerry, who passed away on August 24, 2014, owned and operated Wolverine Motor Supply from 1966 to 1994. Dorothy and her husband were very active in the Immaculate Conception Church and School prior to and during those years. Dorothy was a member of the Michigan Appaloosa Horse Association and looked forward to seeing her granddaughter Samantha compete at shows as well as watching her grandchildren Lizzie and Brady at countless sporting events. After retiring, Dorothy and Jerry enjoyed working part time at the Christmas Store “Tuck’s of Saugatuck” 1995-2000 and were very instrumental in the early years of developing the Blue Star Antique Pavilion 2004-2009. Dorothy moved to the Saugatuck-Douglas area after Jerry’s passing and enjoyed the many friends they both made during their later years.
Dorothy leaves to cherish the loving memory of her children; Joe (Dave Hulst) Michaels-Sangalli, Jerome (J.W. Salveson) Sangalli, Jackie (Jimmy) Drake, Jill (Neil) Bissett, John (Billy LaFountaine) Sangalli; grandchildren, Samantha (Brad Evans) Drake, Lizzie and Brady Bissett.
The family welcomes you to a visitation on Thursday January 30, 2020 at Hohner Funeral Home from 4 to 7:00, with a Rosary Service to be held at 6:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Memorial will be held on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 11:00 a.m. and a luncheon to follow immediately after Mass.
Memorial donations in Dorothy’s memory would be appreciated by Immaculate Conception Church or 4 Paws Lakeshore of Douglas. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home and church.  Online condolences may be shared at

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