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Services Friday for Dorothy Louise Lorenz

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Dorothy Louise Lorenz went to be with the Lord on Friday, November 9, at the age of 94.

She was born on February 23, 1924, in Laurel, Mississippi, to Harvey and Clelia (Flood) Peters.

On May 1, 1944, in Chesterton, she married Robert Lorenz who preceded her in death on September 11, 2007.

Besides her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two brothers, Harvey Jr. and Eugene Peters; and four sisters, Gladys Maddox, Christine Burlingame, Inez Sowden, and Jeanne Odom.

She is survived by daughters, Peggy (late Jerry and fiancˇ Larry Wright) Eagen, and Roberta (late George) Estill; grandchildren, Craig Woosley, Michelle (Warren) Smith, Chris (Amber) Avery, Jeremy (Marcia) Avery, and Nicole (Todd) LaBerge; great-grandchildren, Ronald Geer, Sasha Betancourt, Rebecca Woosley, Bianca Steighly, Skylar Woosley, Trevor and Jake LaBerge, Gabriel, Samuel, Kym, Kei and Aiden Avery; great great-grandchildren; Temperance, Teagan and Aleigha Geer, William Buchanan, Rush Wisnieski, Julian Torres, Alaska and Lorelie Steighly, Leah LaRue, and Isabella Woosley; also many nieces and nephews and her many “friends in Christ” from the First Baptist Church, in Chesterton.

There will be a funeral service on Friday, November 16, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home. Private burial will take place at Chesterton Cemetery.

There will be a visitation held on Thursday, November 15, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304.

Online condolences to the family may be made at



Posted 11/13/2018




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