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Dora M. Butler
March 2, 1922 - April 21, 2014

ELKHART — Dora Marie Butler, 92, of Elkhart, passed away Monday, April 21, at her residence.

She was born March 2, 1922, in Warsaw to Roy R. and Marjorie M. (Longfellow) Ruse.

On June 21, 1944, she married the late Donald D. Butler in Warsaw. He passed away Feb. 23, 2010.

Survivors include her daughter, Deedee (Dan) Guss of Fort Wayne; son David (Paula) Butler of Lake, Mich.; two grandchildren, Monty Langwell and Robert Langwell Jr., both of Elkhart; great-granddaughter Ani Langwell of Elkhart; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Wilma Barsh and Janice Andrews.

Dora was previously employed at Elkhart Products for several years. She was a member of Edwardsburg Presbyterian Church for more than 50 years and a former member of Delta Theta Tau. Dora and Donald resided on Garver Lake for 27 years and had many wonderful memories with family and friends there.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Billings Funeral Home, 812 Baldwin St., Elkhart, and for an hour prior to the 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, funeral service at Edwardsburg Presbyterian Church, 68961 Lake St., Edwardsburg, Mich. The Rev. Scott P. Scheel will officiate. A luncheon will follow the service at the church. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Warsaw.

Memorial contributions may be given to the church. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.billingsfuneralhome.com.



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