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Sandra Jean DuPont

January 14, 1933 December 2, 2017
Sandra Jean DuPont
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Obituary for Sandra Jean DuPont

Sandra Jean Barth was born in Capac, Michigan on January 14, 1933 to Arlean (nee Newell) and Fredrick Barth. She graduated from Capac High School as the valedictorian in 1951. She attended Kalamazoo College and became a Registered Medical Technologist. In 1953, she married Kent G. DuPont the son of Evelyn (nee Shannon) of Brockway, Michigan and George Bailey DuPont Jr. of Detroit. She later attended the University of Michigan-Flint, graduated in 1966 with a degree in Elementary Education and taught in the Lapeer, Michigan school system for a time. She worked for Harry Zemmer, M.D. in Lapeer for 22 years. Sandra and Kent lived in Lapeer, Michigan where they operated the DuPont-Lapeer Airport as well as a branch of the G. B. DuPont Co., Inc.

Sandra was active in various activities of the First Baptist Church of Lapeer as well as the First Baptist Church of Lake Orion; belonged to the Tuesday Club, tutored for the Family Literacy Center of Lapeer, in addition to other community involvements.

Sandra passed away at home on December 2, 2017. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Kent; her daughters Elicia Henderson (Scott) and Lorrie DuPont (Nick Lynn); two grandchildren, Megan Henderson Accordino (Nick) and Timothy Henderson (Leigh); and two great-grandchildren, Soren and Sadie Henderson. She is also survived by her brother Paul Barth (Joan Hergert), her sister-in-law Lorraine Kay (DuPont) Marks and several nieces.

The funeral service for Sandra will be held on Saturday, December 9, at 11:00 am at the First Baptist Church of Lake Orion, 255 Scripps Rd., Lake Orion. The family will receive visitors in the hour prior to the service. Private burial at Elmwood Cemetery, Yale, Michigan. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to either the First Baptist Church of Lake Orion or the Hospice of Michigan ( www.hom.org) which lovingly cared for Sandra during her last illness. Online guestbook www.modetzfuneralhomes.com.


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Visitation

Saturday

9

Dec

10:00 AM 12/9/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/9/2017 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Lake Orion

255 E. Scripps Road
Lake Orion, MI 48361

First Baptist Church of Lake Orion
255 E. Scripps Road Lake Orion 48361 MI
United States

Visitation

Saturday

9

Dec

11:00 AM 12/9/2017 11:00:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Lake Orion

255 E. Scripps Road
Lake Orion, MI 48361

First Baptist Church of Lake Orion
255 E. Scripps Road Lake Orion 48361 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Elmwood Cemetery - Yale Final Resting Place

11800 Yale Rd.
Yale, MI 48007

11800 Yale Rd. Yale 48007 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Hospice of Michigan

43097 Woodward Avenue
Suite 102
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48302

First Baptist Church of Lake Orion

255 E. Scripps Road
Lake Orion, MI 48361
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