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.
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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