(1939-2021) Sister Dorothea Gramlich, formerly known as Sister Raymund Ann, died on Thursday, January 21, 2021, at the Dominican Life Center in Adrian, Michigan. She was 81 years of age and in the 63rd year of her religious profession with the Adrian Dominican Sisters. Sister was born in Wyandotte, Michigan, to Lester and Dorothea (LaCourse) Gramlich. She graduated from Our Lady of Mercy School in Detroit, received a bachelor’s degree in English from Siena Heights College (University) in Adrian; and earned a master’s in elementary education from De Paul University in Chicago. Sister Dorothea spent 41½ years ministering in education and other ministries in Elmwood Park, St. Charles, Joliet, and Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Southgate, Allen Park, Livonia, Lincoln Park, Wyandotte, Birmingham, Bingham Farms, and Redford, Michigan; and Des Moines, Iowa. She ministered for one year in transportation services for the Adrian Dominican Congregation in Adrian. Sister Dorothea became a resident of the Dominican Life Center in Adrian in 2012. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Chuck. She is survived by four brothers: John (Andrea) Burgeson of Clinton Township and Mark (Diane) Burgeson of Rochester Hills, both in Michigan, and Greg (Rita) Burgeson of Rutherfordton, North Carolina; one sister, Ann Cane of Inkster, Michigan; loving nieces and nephews; and her Adrian Dominican Sisters. Due to COVID-19 mitigation protocols, the Dominican Life Center is closed until further notice to all guests or visitors. All are welcome to participate in Sister’s wake and funeral via live stream . The Vigil Prayer will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, in St. Catherine Chapel. A Word Service will be offered in St. Catherine Chapel at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Prayers of Committal will be held in the back of St. Catherine Chapel. Memorial gifts may be made to Adrian Dominican Sisters, 1257 East Siena Heights Drive, Adrian, Michigan, 49221. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. Prayer Card (PDF) Vigil for Sister Dorthea (Raymund Ann) Worship Aid (PDF) Download video . Videos will be posted for 4-6 weeks, then removed. Funeral for Sister Dorthea (Raymund Ann) Worship Aid (PDF) Download video . Videos will be posted for 4-6 weeks, then removed. Leave your comments and remembrances (if you don't see the comment box below, click on the "Read More" link).