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Dorothy Irene (Johnecheck) Hawkins

April 29, 1932 ~ January 27, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Dorothy Hawkins Obituary

Dorothy Irene Hawkins, age 91 of Boyne City passed away peacefully at The Brook in Boyne City on Saturday, January 27, 2024.

Dorothy was born on April 29, 1932 in Bay Township the daughter of August and Margarete (Peters) Johnecheck. She grew up in Bay Township and attended Boyne City High School graduating in 1951.  On January 28, 1961 Dorothy married Carl Hawkins, Jr.; together they were blessed with a son Carly.  Dorothy was a member of the Boyne City Free Methodist Church and served as the church treasurer.  She worked many years as an accountant for the Boyne City Public School system until she retired.

Dorothy and Carl owned and maintained a farm for many years; she loved caring for the calves and her barn cats.  Family will always remember Dorothy as an amazing care giver to family, friends and animals. 

Dorothy is survived by her sisters Hilda and Helen along with many nieces and nephews and special friends Al and Theresa Schneider, Amy and Andrew.

She is preceded in death by her parents August and Margarete; husband Carl; son Carly and two brothers Floyd and Harold.

A funeral service will be held 1:00 pm, Thursday, February 1, 2024 at Stackus Funeral Home in Boyne City with a visitation being held from 12:00 noon until the time of service.  Burial will take place in the spring at Maple Lawn Cemetery.

The family would like to thank all of the staff at The Brook in Boyne City for the care they showed Dorothy.



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February 1, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Stackus Funeral Home
417 Elm Street
Boyne City, MI 49712

February 1, 2024

1:00 PM
Stackus Funeral Home
417 Elm Street
Boyne City, MI 49712


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