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dorothy e. persing

Posted on July 17, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Oct. 16, 1927 - July 11, 2013

ELKHART — Dorothy E. Persing, 85, of Elkhart, died at 7:59 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, at Elkhart General Hospital.

Dorothy was born Oct. 16, 1927, in Little Rock, Ark., to Ervin and Leslie Gregory.

She married Weston H. Persing on Aug. 4, 1962; he died June 4, 1979.

Surviving is a son, Bill Persing of Elkhart; one grandson; and a brother, Alfred Gregory of Flint, Mich.

Dorothy drove a school bus for Elkhart Community Schools for eight years. Dorothy enjoyed square dancing, watching birds and walking her dog, Tiny. She was a member of Northside Church of the Nazarene.

Services will be at a later date.

Hartzler-Gutermuth-Inman Funeral Home is handling arrangements.