Chesterton Tribune

Dorothy Rose Higgins dies at 84

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Dorothy Rose Higgins died Tuesday, April 15, 2008 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. She was 84.

Dorothy was born in Tremont, Ind. on May 17, 1923 the daughter of Arthur Leonard Johnson and Hilda Martina (Isaacson) Johnson.

She was married to Edward Malachi Higgins on January 6, 1946. He preceded her in death in 1995.

Survivors are her sons James Randall Higgins, Robert Kendall Higgins both of Fayetteville, NC and Kevin Arthur Higgins of Nashville, Tenn.; cousins, Carol Cherepko and Mary Lou Tull Burton of Indiana.

Dorothy was baptized and confirmed at Augsburg Lutheran Church in Porter. She graduated from Chesterton High School in 1941. She was a loving mother and homemaker, as well as a great cook.

Graveside services, Rev. Erik Bernth officiating, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday April 22, at Chesterton Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.



Posted 4/17/2008