Dolores "Dee" Jane Harmon

September 26, 1931 ~ February 11, 2021 (age 89)


Dolores “Dee” Jane Harmon, of Lake Orion, Michigan, passed away peacefully in her sleep entering Heaven to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 11, 2021 in Bedford, Texas at the age of 89 years. Dee was born on September 26, 1931 in Pontiac, Michigan to Margaret and Douglas Hall and was raised in Lake Orion with her sister, Beverly. A salutatorian graduate of Lake Orion High School, she and her husband, Bud, went on to have a prosperous business in ceramics; Bud & Dee's Ceramics in Oxford, Michigan. Dee moved to Texas in 2012 to be closer to her son, Lee, and his wife, Rhonda, in Grapevine, Texas.

She was very musical from a young age, lettering in band and earning several pins. Dee's most prevalent interest her entire life was photography. She traveled extensively including cruising and travel abroad. She was an avid member of the Red Hatters, a dedicated fan of playing cards endlessly, and Member of Lake Orion Methodist church which she supported faithfully. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother to her family.  Dee was very outgoing and never too shy to ask to take a photo with anyone and everyone she met. She loved people, and remembering them.

Dolores Jane Harmon is preceded in death by her husband, Bud, her parents, and her daughter, LuAnn Short. She is survived by her son Lee and wife Rhonda, and by her grandson Jerud and wife Heather. She is also survived by her two sons Ryan of Lake Orion, MI and Nick Short and beloved Lisa of Wonder Lake, IL as well as her great grandson Nicholas Jr.

A Celebration of Life will be planned at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider making a donation in Dee's name to Lake Orion Methodist Church of 140 E., Flint St, Lake Orion, Michigan. You may leave condolences for Dee’s family on this tribute page.

"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." Isaiah 41:10
"Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid." John 14:27
"Smile for the camera!" - Dee Harmon

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