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Teresa Lynn (Dudash) Reeves

September 18, 1951 ~ January 11, 2018 (age 66)


     Teresa Lynn Reeves age 66 of Elsie, MI, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018, at Sparrow Health Systems, Lansing, MI.

     Cremation has taken place and a graveside service will be held at Ford Cemetery at a later date.

     Teresa was born in St. Johns, MI on September 18, 1951 the daughter of Frank and Irona (Beck) Dudash. She graduated from Ovid-Elsie High School with the class of 1969. Teresa married Troy Reeves Jr. on June 12, 1981 in Ithaca, MI. Teresa was an EMT in Cawtaba, Ohio for many years. She also spent time doing child care out of her home. She loved the time she spent with her grandchildren. 

     She is survived by her children: JP Bates of Ohio; Jeff and Ashlee Bates of Elsie, MI; Brenda Fife of Ohio. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Alex Bates, Jazmin Bates, Jayden Bates, Addie Bates, Kellyn Lee, Addison Paige, Kelly Fockler, Dorian H., Donnie Fife, Nora Fife, Grace Fife, Shelbie Fife, and Brenna Fife. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother Frank Dudash Jr.

     Memorials contributions may be made to the family to help cover funeral expenses. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, MI.


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 Service Information

Burial will be held at a later date

Ford Cemetery
11183 E. So. Gratiot Co. Line Road
Elsie, MI 48831


Please consider making a donation to raise much needed funds to cover the funeral expenses.

No donation is too small and your support would be greatly appreciated.


January 13, 2018 4:22 pm

$50 from Michael S Whetstone

So sorry Jeff & JP !! I would give more if I had it.
RIP Teresa, you and Pappy are together 😢

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