Name: Dorothy Jean Nugent
Hometown: Bad Axe
Funeral Date: December 30, 2012
Date of Birth: January 16, 1925
Date of Passing: December 25, 2012
Funeral Home: Kaufman Funeral Home
Services will be held on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 1:30 pm at the Kaufman Funeral Home in Bad Axe. Officiating will be Mr. Terry Brown. Burial will be in Colfax Cemetery. Friends may call at the Kaufman Funeral Home on Saturday from 1-8 pm and or Sunday from 11 am until the service time at 1:30 pm. Family is requesting that in lieu of flowers, memorials be given to Alma College for the Jonathan Nugent Memorial Scholarship.
She will be missed by her sons, Jerry (Diane) Nuggent, Davison, Mi. Warren (Mary Jane) Nugent, Charlevoix, Mi. Her Daughter, Elrae Herp, Bad Axe. Her son-in-law, Arnold Glaza, Ubly, MI. She is also survived by 11 grandchildern, Mark (Chauna) Nugent, Jennifer (Steve) VunCannon, Melinda (Brent) Whitman, Scott Glaza, Chad (Cristy) Glaza, Amy Herp, Betsy (Ben) Butzbaugh, Lori (Shannon) Flippin, Rachel (Doris) Tausendfreund, Jeralyn Herp, Kelly (Josh) Kuipers and 17 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters, Vera Broomfield, Jane Kloska, Gloria Belew and Floy Alent all of Bad Axe and her sister-in-laws Mary Nugent Knight, Cass City and Jean Stirrett, Sandusky. She was preceded in death by her husband John, Daughter, Judy Glaza, son-in-law Jerry Herp, grandsons, Jeffery Herp and Jonathan Nugent, brothers Milford Stirrett, Robert Stirrett, Archie Stirrett and sister Lois McDowell.
Dorothy Jean Nugent passed away peacefully on December 25, 2012 with family by her side. She passed away under Henry Ford Hospital Hospice care following complications from a fall. Dorothy was born in Bad Axe to Alex & Ethel (Hall) Stirrett. She Married John Warren Nugent on September 2, 1944 at the First Presbyterian Church in Bad Axe. They enjoyed over 60 years together before he passed away in 2005. Dorothy and John worked, lived and raised their family in the Bad Axe / Ubly area for the first 30 years of their marriage before building their dream home on the site of their cottage on Coldwater Lake in Weidman, MI. Dorothy graduated from Bad Axe High School and began working at Michigan Bell. She was a member of the Bad Axe Presbyterian church and later the Mt. Pleasant First Presbyterian Church. Dorothy and her husband John created many fond memories for family and friends at their cottage and later their home on Coldwater Lake. Dorothy truly loved visitors and sitting on the deck enjoying the activities on the water.