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Dorothy Burkholder

March 23, 2022 - March 13, 2022

Burial Date March 17, 2022

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Dorothy Lee Burkholder, 89, passed away Sunday, March 13, 2022, at 2:15 p.m. at Mennonite Memorial Home.

Dorothy was born March 23, 1932 in Bluffton to Floyd and Bonnie Hardwick who preceded her in death. On October 8, 1954 she married Donald Burkholder who preceded her in death on November 13, 2019 after 65 years of marriage.

Survivors include three children: Debra (Lynn) Lehman, Dennis (Karla) Burkholder, and Denise (Robert) Thompson; seven grandchildren: Chad (Anna) Burkholder, Craig (Danie) Burkholder, Curt Burkholder, Krista Lehman, Karna (Andy) Marquart, Jessica (Tyler) Latham, and Kaitlin (Taylor) White; eleven great-grandchildren: Cole and Aubrey Burkholder, Kinze and Mason Burkholder, Averie and Taylor Marquart, Jack, Kace, and Cash Latham (plus one on the way), and Halen and Silas White.

She was a member of Ebenezer Mennonite Church and was church secretary for over twenty years. She cherished her husband Don, loved her children, and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 16, 2022, from 4-7 p.m. at the Bluffton Chapel of Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services. A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, March 17, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Ebenezer Mennonite Church with Pastors Dick Potter and Nick Ringger officiating. A private burial will take place in Ebenezer Mennonite Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Hospice, Ebenezer Mennonite Missions Fund, or Samaritan’s Purse.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com


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