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Dorothy Rae Kotik services Saturday

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Dorothy Rae Kotik, age 75, of Valparaiso, Ind., passed away on July 16, 2014.

She was born on May 21, 1939 in Gary, Ind., to Robert and Catherine (Carlson) Eisenhauer, both of whom preceded her in death.

She is survived by her children, Dana (Chris) Gilbertson of Chesterton, Paul (Kristen) Kotik of Carmel, Ind., and Robert (Renee) Asbridge of Lowell, Ind.; sisters, Barbara (Bill) Colville, Holly Keene, Maureen (Carl) Montrosse; grandchildren, Justin, Lauren, Toree, Grant, Maxwell, Alexander and Samuel.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Kotik.

Dorothy was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Hobart, where she was very active. She was a loving, caring mother, a source of strength to many and fiercely loyal to family and friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 19, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 6941 Central Ave., Portage Ind., 46368, with Pastor Mike Cover officiating. Burial is to follow at Heritage Cemetery, Portage.

Visitation will be held on Friday, July 18, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Posted 7/17/2014