Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

January 16, 2014

Dorothy J. (Keller) Unger

Dorothy J.

(Keller) Unger

Aug. 9, 1928-Jan. 15, 2014

GOSHEN —Dorothy J. (Keller) Unger, 85, died Wednesday at IU Health Goshen Hospital after a short illness.

She was born Aug. 9, 1928 in Eureka, Ill., to Emil and Anna (Roth) Keller.

She married George S. Unger Sept. 9, 1956 in Metamora, Ill. He preceded her in death in 2010.

She is survived by a son, Ben (Debra) Unger, Center Valley, Pa.; two sisters, Carol Jones, Goshen, and Joanne Rivera, Archbold, Ohio; and special friend, Theron Schlabach, Goshen.

Dorothy received a secretarial certificate from Goshen College in 1948 and worked as a secretary for the registrar and director of admissions at Goshen College until 1955, and subsequently as secretary at churches in Illinois and Indiana.

She and her husband served at Prairie View Hospital (MCC Health Services), Newton, Kan., from 1956 to 1959. They lived in Morton, Ill., from 1965 to 1989. In 1989, they retired and moved to Goshen where Dorothy was active in the community, volunteering at Oaklawn Hospital, The Window, Goshen College, Indiana-Michigan Conference and many other church activities. She was a member of College Mennonite Church.

Dorothy was kind and caring, loved to be with people and touched the lives of many in very special ways.

Friends may call from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday in the Koinonia Room at College Mennonite Church, where a 3 p.m. celebration of life service will take place Sunday. The Rev. Ron Kennel will officiate.

Burial will be private at Pleasant View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to Mennonite Central Committee, P.O. Box 500, Akron, PA 17501, in memory of Dorothy .

Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • OBT 0823 Hunsberger obit photo James 'Jim' R. Hunsberger OSPREY, Fla. — James Hunsberger died Aug. 14.Mr. Hunsberger was a native of northern Indiana, growing up on a farm near New Paris. He spent much of his life working in the insurance and banking business, much of it in the New England states.He loved

    August 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Juan Jose Lopez Pineda LIGONIER — Juan Jose Lopez Pineda, 39, died Thursday. He is survived by his mother, Maria Guadalupe Pineda Padilla; his wife, Maria del Carmon Marin; and four children, Alexandria de la Luz, Jennifer Lopez, Ignacio Lopez and Ulisses Lopez. There will

    August 22, 2014

  • Marlin P. Kline RIVERSIDE, Calif. — Marlin P. Kline, 92, formerly of Middlebury and Millersburg, died at 12:08 p.m. Sunday at his daughter’s residence. On Oct. 11, 1947, he married Alice Lorraine Herman in Elkhart County. She died Oct. 6, 2009. He is survived by two

    August 22, 2014

  • Arrangements pending for Aug. 23, 2014 Arrangements pending Sonna J. Oswalt, 78, Goshen, died Thursday night at Greencroft Goshen Health Care; Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen Services today Helen Isabel (Root) Clay, 2-4 p.m., Commons at Bell Trace, Bloomington Russell O. Briggs, 11 a.m.,

    August 22, 2014

  • OBT GN0822 Butcher obit photo David G. Butcher BRISTOL — David G. Butcher, 62, died 11:43 p.m. Monday at Memorial Hospital of South Bend. He was born Oct. 12, 1951 in Wayne County, Ill., to Ivan and Erma (Bailey) Butcher.He married Mary (Detwiler) Butcher April 6, 1979 in Elkhart.Surviving are hi

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT GN0822 Shea obit photo Lawrence 'Larry' G. Shea ELKHART — Lawrence “Larry” G. Shea, 69, passed quietly in his sleep at his home, surrounded by his family, after a lengthy battle with cancer. Larry was born Aug. 18, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pa., to Lawrence George and Catherine Cassidy (Kane) Shea. In

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT GN0822 Lehman obit photo Mary Veronica Shank Lehman GOSHEN — Mary Veronica Shank Lehman, 93, died Thursday morning at Greencroft Goshen Health Care. She was born Jan. 4, 1921 in Orrville, Ohio, to Charles and Crissie (Yoder) Shank. On June 8, 1946, she married Ernest W. Lehman in Goshen. He died March

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBT GN0822 Hartman obit photo Lula Belle Hartman GOSHEN — Lula Belle Hartman, 76, died at her home Wednesday morning. She was born in Goshen Aug. 18, 1938, to Allen and Marie (Stump) Lower. On June 9, 1956, she married Wayne Hartman Sr. in Goshen. He survives along with a daughter, Jeralyn (Robert)

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Daisy Mae Hollar ETNA GREEN — Daisy Mae Hollar, 90, formerly of Etna Green, died at 7:10 a.m. Thursday at Pilgrim Manor in Plymouth. She married LaVern Hollar Oct. 16, 1942, in Marshall County. He preceded her in death Jan. 18, 2011. She is survived by her sons, Gary

    August 21, 2014

  • David G. Butcher David G. Butcher

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

AP Video
Furry Roommates: Dorms Allowing Cats and Dogs Chase Rice Defends Bro-Country 'Jersey Shore Massacre' Pokes Fun at MTV Series Raw: Wash. Mudslides Close Roads, Trap Motorists DC's Godfather of Go-Go Honored Ukraine Calls Russian Convoy a 'direct Invasion' Girl Meets Her 'one in the World' Match Coal Gas Boom in China Holds Climate Risks Japan Landslide Rescuers Struggle in Heavy Rain Raw: Severe Floods, Fire Wrecks Indiana Homes Endangered Red Wolves Face Uncertain Future Raw: Russian Aid Convoy Arrives in Ukraine Okla. Policeman Accused of Sex Assaults on Duty Dominican Republic Bans Miley Cyrus Concert Raw: Israeli Air Strike in Gaza Raw: Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in Malaysia Attorney: Utah Eatery Had Other Chemical Burn
Poll

Three Goshen elementary schools — Chandler, Chamberlain and West Goshen — are providing free meals to all students during the school year as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Nearly 80 percent of students at Chandler, 89 percent of students at Chamberlain and 78 percent of students at West Goshen already qualify for free or reduced-price lunches based on their family income. How do you feel about the new lunch program?

I think it’s a good idea to feed all the students free of charge
I think those who can afford it should pay for their school meals
I think all students should be required to pay for their school meals
     View Results