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Services Thursday for Dorothea 'Dolly' Waldman

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Dorothea “Dolly” Waldman passed away on February 3, 2018.

She was born to and raised in New York by Ella Dorothea Schultz-Burger and Adolph Paul Burger. She was born June 22, 1936.

She graduated high school in three years, and worked as a bookkeeper. She met her husband, William H. Waldman “Bill”, at a cocktail party in Chicago. While he lived in CA and she in NY, they wrote letters, fell in love, and eloped in Tijuana on Sept. 6, 1961. They raised their three children at 814 N 625 E, Westville. Dolly loved music and was a piano teacher from 1972 to 2011. She also loved playing bridge. She was dedicated to family and friends, and passionate about music and laughter.

Dolly was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. She is survived her three children William H. Waldman, Jr., “Willie” (Renee) of LaPorte; Lizabeth P. Hancock (Albert) of Chicago/Valparaiso; and Frederick A. Waldman (Erin) of Valencia, CA, and grandchildren Liam A. Waldman and Declan H. Waldman; and her brother, William C. Burger of Chicago.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, from 5-7 p.m., at White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. 2nd Street, Chesterton, IN 46304.

The Funeral Mass will be on Thursday, February 8, 2018, at 10 a.m., at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1000 Michigan Ave., LaPorte, IN 46350. Burial will follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to St. Paul’s.



Posted 2/5/2018




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