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Dorothy Louise (Borden) Waldo

August 21, 1931 ~ March 23, 2020 (age 88)


Passed away Monday morning, March 23, 2020. Dorothy was born August 21, 1931 in Coldwater, MI the daughter of the late Stanley and Eva (How) Borden. Prior to her retirement she was a teacher in the Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo Public Schools for 30 years. She was a longtime member of West Oshtemo Baptist Church where she served as the choir director. Dorothy also enjoyed reading and playing the piano. On August 17, 1957 Dorothy was united in marriage to her loving husband, Hendrick "Clare" Waldo who preceded her in death on July 23, 2009. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Stanley and Richard Borden. She is survived by her children, Barb Waldo, David (Barbara) Waldo; 4 grandchildren, Elizabeth (Tsedisio) Moeti, Katherine Spencer, Rebecca (Andy) Skarzenski, Stephanie Waldo; a great-grandson, Thandi Moeti; sister-in-law, Carol Borden; and several nieces and nephews. There will be no visitation or services at this time. Private burial will be at a later date. Memorials may be directed to West Oshtemo Baptist Church. To view Dorothy's personalized webpage please visit

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Memorial Service
August 6, 2020

6:00 PM
West Oshtemo Baptist Church

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