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First Grand D.O.M., Dorothy M. DuBay, was born Dorothy McCabe in 1924 in Cateret County, North Carolina. She met and married Cy DuBay (from Mt. Clemens MI) in 1942 while Cy was stationed in North Carolina during WWII as a sailor. They moved to Michigan in 1946 where she raised six children, Carol, Nancy (Dedenbach), Lome, David, Chyril and Kevin while working at the family business – Star Ballroom. She worked “The Line” (union waitressing) and later worked at Mt. Clemens Model Products. An extensive traveler, Dorothy enjoyed a trip to Europe with her daughter Carol, which included an audience with the Pope, a golfing trip to Scotland with herdaughter Nancy, and several trips with her husband. She also enjoyed playing golf in leagues and playing at courses all over the United States. After years of wintering in Florida, she and Cy now winter in LaQuinta, California to be near her daughter Chyril,son Kevin, and most of her grandchildren. She has eight grandchildren and two greatgrand children.

President, Nancy DuBay Dedenbach, was born January 11, 1947 and raised in Mt. Clemens. Daughter of Cy and Dorothy DuBay, she graduated from St. Louis High School in 1965. Nancy flew as an in-flight attendant for Eastern Airlines for two years and worked at both Consumers Power and Detroit Edison. Entering politics in 1979 as an elected official for the City of Mt. Clemens, Nancy served eight years for two terms (1979-1986). She moved to Clinton Township in 1987 and ran that fall for Township Trustee, winning and also serving two terms ( 1988-1996). Nancy and her husband of 35 years, Ronald Dedenbach, moved back to Mt. Clemens in 2000. They have two children, Kelly (age 31) and Christine (age 32). Nancy has worked on several committees and commissions in and around Mt. Clemens trying to better the City with the goal of making it a real hometown to be proud to stay and raise our children in. She is also a member and lector at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Mt. Clemens.

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