80, of Chesterton, died Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in Chesterton.
She was born on
Aug., 27, 1933, in Chicago, the daughter of Roy and Margueritte Perlette
Harvey, both of whom preceded her in death.
Dottie is survived
by her children, Cheryl (David) Lobsiger of Chesterton, Jeff (Debbie)
Bachman of Valparaiso, Laurie (Scott) Wellman of Valparaiso, and David
(Cheryl) Bachman of Chesterton; by her sisters, Marion (George) Hicks of
Florida and Rita (John) Szabo of Chesterton; and by eight grandchildren, six
great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Dottie is also
survived by her caregiver and loving friend, Mary Griffin of Chesterton.
She was preceded in
death by her husband, Wayne Bachman in 2009; her grandson, SFC Jacob Wellman
in 2013; and her sister, Arlene “Mickey” Brown.
hosting family holidays with her husband and cooking for her family brought
her great happiness. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and
There will be a
private family service on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 from the White-Love Funeral
Home, 525 South 2nd St. in Chesterton.
In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be given to the VNA Hospice Center, 2401 Valley
Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383 or to the charity of your choice.
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