Melissa S. Dinsmoore, 38, of Otisville, formerly of Kingston passed away following a courageous battle with cancer Wednesday, August 7, 2019 in McLaren Flint.  She was born December 26, 1980 in Cass City to David Gainer and Susanne Alma (Carey) Price.  She married Brent William Dinsmoore June 30, 2007 in Ellington Nazarene Church, Caro.

Melissa graduated Kingston High School in 1999.  She worked as a driver for UPS Flint Office North.  Melissa had a talent for landscaping and enjoyed arranging and planting various flowers and bushes in her beautiful yard.  She enjoyed fishing for King Salmon in Manistee with her friends from Schwartz’s Charter Boats.  Melissa loved spending time with her children at Holloway Reservoir in Columbiaville where they fished, rode bikes and took long walks on the beach.  She was fond of watching scary movies and dramas on television.    

Melissa is survived by her husband, Brent; children:  Brendan Dinsmoore, Abigail Dinsmoore, Ashton Dinsmoore; brother, David (Samantha) Price of Saginaw; sister, Jennifer Johnson of Sandusky; her parents, David and Susanne Price of Kingston; many in-laws, nieces, nephews and relatives.  She is preceded in death by her grandparents:  Gainer (Barbara) and Janet Price, John and Dorothy Carey.

Funeral service held 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 12, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City with Brad Speirs of Novesta Church of Christ, Cass City officiating. Interment will be in Moore Township Cemetery, Snover.  Memorials may be made to Brent Dinsmoore for the benefit of his children.  Family and friends may share memories, prayers and photos with the family at

Visitation:  2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, August 11, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, August 12, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City

Arrangements by Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan Debra L. Kranz (989) 872-2195


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