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Lois Fortier

March 8, 1938 - September 13, 2015
Traverse City, MI

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Visitations


Saturday, September 19, 2015
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT
Traverse City Life Story Funeral Home
Traverse City Location
752 Munson Ave.
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 941-9034

This is an informal gathering with a brief reading and song to close at 12:25pm

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Contributions


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Cherryland Humane Society
1750 Ahlberg Rd.
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 946-5116
Web Site

to Shriner's Hospital for Children

Flowers


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Cherryland Floral
1208 S. Garfield
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 941-5761
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Flower Station
341 W. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 946-1742
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Lois Theresa Fortier, 77, of Traverse City, died Sunday, Sept. 13, 2015.

The daughter of Gordon and Louise (Gundlach) Griffith, Lois was born on March 8, 1938 in Racine, Wisconsin. She married her husband, Ron, on May 15, 1965 in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Lois previously worked with the Manassas Virginia Credit Bureau and the Girl Scout Council in Traverse City. She was a member of the Cast Bullet Association and a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association (NRA).

She enjoyed spending time with family and friends, bunco, crafting and all sports ... especially shooting, bowling and baseball.

Lois is survived by her husband, Ralland “Ron” Fortier; children, Laurence (Annette) Fortier, Loretta (Antonios) Kekalos and Bernadine (Stephen) Sweetland; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and brother, Gordon (Delores) Griffith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters and her son, James.

Memorial contributions may be made to a Shriners Hospitals for Children or Cherryland Humane Society.

An informal gathering will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 at Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.

Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to sign the guestbook and share a message with her family.

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