Doris Sump

Birth: August 17th, 1930
Death: July 10th, 2018
Age: 87 years
Residence:Bad Axe
Survived By: James Sump, Eric Sump, Steve Sump
Affiliations: Verona Hills Golf Club

Doris Victoria Sump, 87, of Verona Township, passed away on July 10, 2018 at her home under Heartland Hospice care.

Doris was born in Bay City, Michigan on August 17, 1930 to the late Edward and Victoria (Manzueski) Rotarius.

She married the love of her life, James “Jim” Sump on Thanksgiving Day in 1959.

Doris worked as a clerk in the Huron County Department of Social Service from 1969 to 1979 and then at Ackerman Bookkeeping in Bad Axe from 1979 until she retired in 1985.

She was a member at Verona Hills Golf Club for fifty years, where she enjoyed her free time with her numerous friends.  The day of her passing was the weekly Ladies Day that she always looked forward to playing golf.  She served as President of the Ladies Golf Division and many other committees.   She scored the only hole in one in her family in 1989 on the 11th hole at Verona Hills.   Doris also enjoyed playing cards, gardening, working on crossword puzzles, and spending time with her family.

Doris is survived by her husband of 58 years, Jim Sump of Bad Axe; her sons: Eric Sump and his wife, Judy of Pembroke Pines, Florida and Steve Sump and his fiancée, Barbara of Levering, Michigan; her grandchildren: John, Jennifer, Scott and Allison.  She is also survived by her sisters: Shirley (Mike) Meyers, JoAnne (Bob) Spicer, Carol (Elmer) Ayres, Linda (Bill) Pfund and Josephine Bucchage; along with many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Maxine Sump; her sisters: Cecil LaPan, and Mary Hanover and her brothers: Richard and John Rotarius.

Per Doris’ wishes, cremation has taken place at Sunset Valley Crematory in Bay City, Michigan.   A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be offered to: Jean M.R. Smith Foundation (P.O. Box 42, Bad Axe, MI 48413-0042; In Memo: Doris Sump memorial)

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