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Dorothy Rose Wisniewski
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1912
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 2009
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA

Dec. 15, 1912 - Jan. 24, 2009
BUCHANAN - Dorothy H. Litty Wisniewski, age 96 years, of Main Street, Buchanan,
Michigan, died at 9:55 a.m. Saturday, January 24, 2009, with her daughters at her
side in Memorial Hospital, South Bend, Indiana, following a brief illness. She was born
on December 15, 1912, in Detroit, Michigan, to Edward and Eva (Ryan) Rose. She
graduated from high school in Ohio and had lived in this area since 1935. She was
employed for 24 years at Bendix Automotive, retiring in 1975. Dorothy enjoyed
reading mysteries and caring for her dogs. She always looked forward to Saturday
nights, for the public television broadcasts of Gospel music and the old Lawrence Welk
shows. On June 14, 1935, she was married to Joseph Litty, who preceded her in death
on February 4, 1949. On August 9, 1952, in Detroit, she married Arthur Wisniewski,
who preceded her in death on May 9, 2005. She was also preceded in death by her
daughter, Jean H. "Jeanie" Litty on October 1, 2006; her grandson, Eric Balch on
September 16, 1998; and by a sister, Mary Cass; and brothers, Robert Rose and Ralph
Rose. Surviving family includes Dorothy's children, Joan (Fred) Hubele of Niles,
Michigan, Nancy (Steffen) Baich of Buchanan and James Litty of Crown Point, Indiana;
eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren; stepsons, Mark (Elaine) Lemon and
Archie Cherry; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy (Mrs. Robert) Rose of Tonopah, Nevada;
many nieces and nephews. The funeral service for Dorothy H. Litty Wisniewski will be
at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 27, in the Halbritter Funeral Home, Niles, with Chaplain
Russell L. Simonson of Forgotten Man Ministries officiating. The family will gather
privately for committal services at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles. The family will rece ive
relatives and friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home. Contributions in
memory of Dorothy may be made to Pet Refuge.
Published in the South Bend Tribune on 1/25/2009
Family links: 
  Joseph Anthony Litty (1913 - 1949)*
  Arthur L. Wisniewski (1926 - 2005)*
  Jean Helen Litty (1938 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Silverbrook Cemetery
Berrien County
Michigan, USA
Plot: GM-Q,198-A
Created by: Scabbardfish
Record added: Jan 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33244517
Dorothy <i>Rose</i> Wisniewski
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Dorothy <i>Rose</i> Wisniewski
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 Added: Sep. 18, 2010

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