MERCER – Dorthy Jean Mercer aged 71 of Lowell passed away November 2 2007. She was preceded in death by her husband William Robert; and son Gregory; She is survived by her children Mitchell (Linda Valk) Mercer of Grand Rapids Laurie (Bill) Meadows of Belding Jody (Sally) Mercer of Belding; brother Art Backstrom of Lowell; sisters Patricia Tousignaut of Ada Margaret (Don) Videan of Saranac Fran Kooiman of TN; grandchildren Carolyn Sommer Andrew Shelly Tayden Eathan Kyleigh Kellsie and Marshall; and one great-granddaughter Alexandria. Funeral service will be November 6 at the Roth-Gerst Funeral Home 305 N. Hudson St Lowell with Rev. Connie Shartz of First United Methodist Church of Belding officiating. Interment Findlay Cemetery Ada Township. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Michigan.