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Obituary for Dawn Marie Maitland

Born: July 9th, 1950
Passed Away: May 1st, 2015


Mrs. Dawn Marie Maitland, age 64, passed away, Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Harbor Hospice Poppen Residence. She was born on July 9, 1950 in Muskegon to the late Lorin and Frances (Graham) Berghuis and resided in the area her whole life. She married Larry “Poog” Maitland on September 6, 1969 who she first met when she was 15 and he 17. Dawn retired after working the last 23 years at Tholstrup Cheese. Dawn liked going to the casino with Larry or her sisters, Ruth, Lorraine and Leona. She looked forward to Saturdays’ nickel, dime poker game with Stub, MaryLou, Ron and Carol, and Poog telling MaryLou to put in. Most of all she enjoyed being with her kids and grandkids. Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Larry; children, Gail (Chris) Reinhold, Beth (Todd) Holloway, and Bart (Michelle) Maitland; grandchildren, Hannah, Gracie, Landin, Ty, Jorgia, and Maliya; siblings Paul (Leona) Berghuis, Ruth (Dave) Warren, Sam (MaryLou) Berghuis, Lorraine (George) Haight; along with many nieces and nephews and friends. Per Dawn’s wishes no services will be held at this time. She is greatly loved and will be extremely missed by any and all who ever met her.