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Dora N. Halsey, 85 04/29/2013 obit (Photo Supplied) (AP)
Dora N. Halsey

Posted on April 29, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Sept. 25, 1927 - April 28, 2013

ELKHART — Dora N. Halsey, 85, of Elkhart, passed away at 1:05 a.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Riverside Village.

She was born Sept. 25, 1927, in Elkhart to Lester and Bertha (Horn) Jones. She married Robert D. Halsey on Oct. 27, 1949, in Elkhart. He preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1988

Survivors include a son, Robert J. (Maria) Halsey of Goshen; three granddaughters, Erica Poppe, Mary and Amy Halsey; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Norma (Danny) LeCount of Michigan and Doris Mann of Mishawaka; and a daughter-in-law, Joyce Halsey of Elkhart.

She was preceded in death by a son, Richard W. Halsey.

Friends may call two hours prior to the funeral service which will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home at Cobblestone Crossing. Pastors Toby and Nancy Kidder from River Of Life Church in Elkhart will officiate. Burial will take place at Prairie Street Cemetery, Elkhart.

Mrs. Halsey was a homemaker who enjoyed ceramics.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Council on Aging.

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