AKRON – Dolores Jean Personett, age 86, formerly of Akron, died on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, at her daughter’s residence in Marquette, Mich., at 11:45 a.m.

She was born on April 21, 1934, to Frank H. and Zella I. Young Bowman in North Manchester. Dolores went to school in Gilead. She previously had seven children and then married Donald W. Personett in Akron on Aug. 12, 1995.  Dolores lived 30 years in the town of Akron, coming from Traverse City, Mich.

Dolores was a homemaker and collected dolls and teapots. She also enjoyed working crossword puzzles.

Surviving Dolores are four sons: Jerry (spouse Sue) Seidner, Frank (spouse Diane) Dyer, Scott (spouse Laurie) Dyer and John (spouse Mary) Dyer; two daughters: Kathy (spouse Herman) Medina and Jeannie (spouse Richard) Howard; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Betty (spouse Byron) Conrad.  

Preceding Dolores in death is her husband, Donald W. Personett; and daughter, Betsy Dyer.

There will not be any services, and interment will be in the Gilead Cemetery, Gilead.

The staff of Earl-Love Funeral Home, Akron, considers it a privilege and an honor to care for the family of Dolores Personett.


Online condolences may be expressed at earllovefuneralhome.com.