Irene Dent (Dunlop) of Sylvan Lake was born May 1, 1925. She lived through the Depression, worked at General Motors, and then settled down in Livonia, Michigan to raise a family with her husband John. In the mid 1960's they would move to rural Bloomfield Hills, where Irene worked by John's side in his law practice for 25 years. She had a passion for the Detroit Lions, but loved her Michigan Wolverines even more. She is predeceased by her loving husband of 49 ½ years John (2000), and survived by 3 loving children Nancy (Al Carmichael), Kim (Jim Collins) and John Dent (Nancy) and 7 grandchildren Chris (Kristin), Jessica, Zack, Casey, Hayley, Mackenzie and Joseph. Family will receive guests at 11am on Monday December 30th at Pixley Funeral Home, 2904 Orchard Lake Road, Keego Harbor, MI. Funeral service to follow at 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, donations will support the U-M PAR Fund (Prostate Awareness & Research Fund). Checks may be made to "UM-PAR Fund - 366731" and sent to Medical Development, Attn: Sara Seyfarth, 1000 Oakbrook, Suite 100, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. You may also call 734-998-6893, to donate by phone.