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      Authorities looking for missing woman who suffers from Alzheimer's, dementia

      Mary Ellen Bixler reportedly drove away from her home in a red 2011 Ford Flex with a Michigan handicap registration of 0585J5.

      A missing Wexford County woman who suffers from Alzheimer's and dementia has been found

      She had gone missing after driving away from her home Friday early afternoon.

      Richard Bixler called 911 to report his wife, Mary Ellen, missing shortly after noon on Friday.

      Mary reportedly drove away from her home in a red 2011 Ford Flex with a Michigan handicap registration of 0585J5.

      She is originally from Midland and authorities believe she may be attempting to return there.

      The Sheriff reports the car had approximately 3/4 tank of gas. Bixler does not have any money, credit cards, or identification with her.

      She is described as a white female, 5'3" tall and approximately 135 pounds. She was last seen wearing a grey sweatshirt with "World's Greatest Grandma" printed on it, as well as blue pants and white shoes with Velcro straps.