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Dorothy A. Lenburg passes away at age 87

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Dorothy A. (Siewert) Lenburg “Doll”, age 87 of Valparaiso, IN, passed away on November 22, 2018.

She was born on February 12, 1931, in Hobart, IN, to Emil E. and Estelle (Richmond) Siewert.

Doll is survived by her husband Elmer; daughter, Trecia (William) Zoll of Lawton, MI; daughter-in-law, Debra Lenburg of Chesterton, IN; grandchildren, Nicole (Jason) Scott, Whitney and Tyler Zoll; great-grandchildren, Chloe and TJ Scott; numerous nieces and nephews and loving caregiver, Dawn Valiquet.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Troy Lenburg; brothers, Lt. Emil Siewert Jr., and Charles Allen Siewert; sisters, Mildred Knoble and Edith Gibson; brother in laws, Warren Knoble and Charles Gibson.

Doll graduated from Liberty Twp. School. She was a member of the Liberty Belles Home Economics Club and Trinity Lutheran Church. Doll volunteered for many years with Porter Memorial Hospital Guild.

She married Elmer Lenburg Jr. on November 25, 1950, at Trinity Lutheran Church. She loved to travel with Elmer seeing Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Canada, Australia, and many trips to Hawaii as well as every state except four. She loved to see friends during their travels. Doll was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother and will be truly missed.

Funeral Services were handled by Edmonds & Evans Portage Chapel and interment took place at McCool Cemetery in Portage, IN.


Posted 12/4/2018




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