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Doloris  M.  Goostrey
  • Great Lakes Caring Hospice
    6120 Stadium Dr #100
    Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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“Yvonne and Warnie, so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I think she was ready even though you probably weren't. May your memories keep you at...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Sending you all lots of love and prayers. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Sherry Black - Battle Creek, MI

“Yvonne, Paul, Jenny, Eric, Chris, Jared, and Bri - I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother/grandmother was a very special woman and I will always...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Lori Dunn - Chesaning, MI

“May the love of family and friends give you strength to cope with your loss of Doloris Goostrey. And may the comforting promise found at 2...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Elias - IL

“We love you and miss you very much love your grandson eric norman, dawn norman and our kids johnathon, robert and ciera. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Eric Norman - Augusta, MI

“Yvonne, so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and family. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Marc and Pam Worst - Galesburg, MI

“Yvonne, we are so sorry for your loss. Will keep you in our prayers. Pam & Marc Worst ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Doloris was such a wonderful lady and a dear friend to our mother. Growing up with Yvonne in Augusta we became best friends and shared time at their...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Priscilla Meyers - Portage, MI

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Doloris M. Goostrey, 88, of Augusta, died January 5, 2018. Doloris was born May 9, 1929 in Kalamazoo to Otis and Maude (Stratton) Holston. She graduated from Kalamazoo Central High School and shortly thereafter married Lewis Goostrey on September 3, 1949.

Doloris always devoted her time to her family. She enjoyed playing the piano and singing with her sister, Lula Jane. She was a great cook; one of her specialties was making pies. She also enjoyed crocheting, sewing and crafts. Doloris was a member of Augusta United Methodist Church and the Comstock Community Center, with whom she took many trips with. Doloris and Lewis wintered in Fort Myers, FL for many years and enjoyed the warm sunshine together.

Doloris is survived by her two children, Yvonne (Warren) Stevens of Kalamazoo and Paul (Georgia) Goostrey of Hastings; her grandchildren, Jennifer (Mark) Bunch, Eric (Dawn) Norman, Christopher Goostrey, Jared (Miranda) Goostrey and Brianne (Mike) Hare; great-grandchildren, Mark and Shelby Bunch, John, Robert and Ciera Norman, Riley Spyke, Zachary Goostrey, Arrianna Bartholomew, Kaiden Goostrey, Triton Rogers, Jett Goostrey, Rylyn Vincent, Harper Goostrey and Connor and Rory Hare and many nieces and nephews.

Doloris was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis, her 9 brothers and sisters and a great-grandson, Eric Norman.

Visitation will be Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Augusta Chapel, where funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 10, officiated by Rev. Todd J. TerAvest. Interment will follow at Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to Great Lakes Hospice. Personal messages for the family may be placed at