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A celebration of Phyllis's " Dawn's"  life will be held on Sunday July 16th, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 PM at the Eagles Lodge in Boyne City, MI

Phyllis Dawn Baatz, of East Jordan, passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017 at the age of 68.

Dawn was born in Petoskey on July 21, 1948 to Racil and Olive (Hubble) Mapes. On August 13, 1988, she married Richard David Baatz, with whom she spent 22 years at the time of his passing. She worked with Honeywell Factory for over thirty years, and enjoyed spending time and eating out with her sister, Betty.

Dawn is survived by her sisters, Betty and Lucille (“Tootie”); brother Harold (“Buster”); many nieces, nephews, and grand-nieces and -nephews; and her dog, Coco. She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard; parents Racil and Olive; and brother Racil “Pepper” Mapes.

 Memorial contributions may be made to Hiland Cottage. Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord, MI, 49734.

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