Life Story / Obituary


Dolores "Dee" Cullen, 94 passed away April-7-2023 at Boardman Lake Glens in Traverse City, Michigan where she was loved and well cared for by staff and caregivers. Dolores was born October 8,1928 in South Haven Michigan and grew up in Kalamazoo Michigan.

In 1950 she earned a Bachelor's Degree in Education from Western Michigan University and accepted a teaching position for Wayne Michigan Schools. In 1951 she met James Cullen and the two married that same year. The couple had one son. Dolores continued her teaching career with Livonia Public schools, primarily kindergarten, at Perrinville and Grant schools. Dolores lived in Old Rosedale Gardens Livonia for 50 years.

She was a member of the American Association of University Women, the Livonia Town Club and active in various pinochle and bridge clubs. Dolores loved traveling, and was a circumnavigator having traveled around the globe. She also was an avid reader and gardener.

Dolores is survived by her son, two grandsons and a great-granddaughter.

She will be interred next to her father and mother at the family plot in Grace Memorial Gardens in Hudson, Florida

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