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“She was a great person with lots of accomplishments. She was also a great mother, grandmother, great-grand mother and even a good great-great...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Brady Hern - Northville, MI

“TO THE DINSMORE FAMILY.So sorry to hear of you're mom passing Larry she will be missed by family & friends. She is home with the lord smiling down on...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Judy E Duford Besaw - Bay City, MI

“Gloria, sorry to hear of your mothers passing Del Sommer ”
3 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Larry, Peggy and entire Dinsmore family. Please except our heartfelt sympathy on the loss of Eleanor. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. RIP...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Joanne & Jim Willis - Frankenmuth, MI

“Dear Dinsmore Family,I was sorry to learn of your mother and grandmother's passing. I remember her as a very nice lady who was respected in her...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Evelyn Redwanz Reinke - Novi, MI

“Remembering all the years she worked for my parents, Steve and Dorothy Supak, packing potatoes on the farm in Munger. May she rest in peace and may...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Diane Supak Zoulek - Kentwood, MI

“I was saddened to hear your Mom passed away but I know, as you do, that she has a new body and mind In her heavenly home. She was a force to be...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Diane Kern - Portland

“I know you will find comfort in cherished memories of your mother. I remember well the seemingly infinite hours of play time in your home and side...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Julie Kern Smith - Portland, OR

“Sorry to hear of Eleanor's passing.~Brookdale Saginaw ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Heather Passariello - Bay City

“I no in are hearts we all will miss her & the sorrow will be with us only for a while less then the time of are lives that we new of her. May God...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Barry Lupcke - Beooksville, FL

“Karen:Thinking of you and remembering your Mom as positive, determined and always making a place for one more person at her table.Carol Hoffman,...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Karen:Thinking of you and remembering your Mom as positive, determined and always making a place for one more person at her table. ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to hear of your loss. May comfort be with you from an old friend. ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Condolences to Gloria, Karen, Larry, and your families. ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: Ron Collver - Simi Valley, CA


Eleanor Augusta Dinsmore, age 97 years, passed away on January 30, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living. She was born in Merritt Township, Michigan on August 11, 1919 to the late Henry and Meta (Arhens) Bublitz. Eleanor was a member of Trinity St. James Lutheran Church in Munger and its Ladies Aid, as well as the Bay Area Retried School Personnel. She was an avid bowler and retired from the Bay City Public Schools as a bus driver. She married Alfred Dinsmore and he preceded her in death on December 31, 2003. Survivors include 8 children: Gloria Gollin, James (Joyce) Dinsmore, Karen Maki, Larry (Peggy) Dinsmore, Barbara (Ed) Carter, Sandra (Michael) Polny, Russell (Debra) Dinsmore and Wendy (Roger) Lynch, 19 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren ( with another on the way in April) and 8 great-great-grandchildren, a sister, Marge Obertein and a brother, Ralph (Marcy) Bublitz. She was preceded in death by 6 brothers, 2 sisters and 3 sons-in-law. Funeral and Committal Services will be on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Trinity St. James Lutheran Church. The Rev. Michael G. Stahl will officiate. Private interment will be in Floral Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday, February 17, 2017 from 2-9 p.m. at Penzien-Steele Funeral Home. She will lie in state at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time. Memorial contributions can be made to Southerncare Hospice or Trinity St. James Lutheran Church.