|Birth: ||Oct. 14, 1927|
|Death: ||Oct. 24, 2009|
Dorlene, 82, of Alma, passed away Saturday, at the Masonic Pathways.
Dorlene was born to Joshua and Rose (Dewitt) Loudenslager. She helped raise foster babies and was a school grandma. She enjoyed oil painting, and taking care of everything around her especially her loyal dog Missy.
She is survived by her daughter Karen Wilson of St. Louis, son Delta (Carol) Sigafoose of Alma, step-son Dennis (Carole) Brauher of Sumner, 9 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Also a brother Don (Bev) Loudenslager of Ithaca.
Dorlene was preceded in death by her parents, husbands Evert Brauher and C.J. Bender, son-in-law Willard Wilson, sisters Doris Loudenslager, Dorothy Williams, Donna Williams and brothers Ray and Del Loudenslager.
A funeral service was held Monday, October 26, 2009 at the Church of the Nazarene in Alma with Pastor James Adams officiating. Interment will be in Sumner Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Church of the Nazarene in Alma. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Lux-Moody-Wolfel Funeral Home, Alma.
In a note from Donald Spitler...he said "Dorlene was married to his uncle, Herbert Richard Sigafoose, who is not mentioned in her memorial. They were married on July 29, 1945 in Ithaca, Gratiot Co., MI. They did divorce. unknown date. He is the father of Karen and Del. His Find A Grave number is: 124402872. He was Dorlene's first husband."
Joshua Ray Laudenslager (1893 - 1943)
Rosa Belle DeWitt Laudenslager (1896 - 1959)
Clifton J. Bender (1917 - 1998)
Evart B Brauher (1918 - 1989)*
Herbert Richard Sigafoose (1920 - 1973)*
Ray Dewitt Laudenslager (1918 - 1981)*
Dorothy Ilene Loudenslager Williams (1920 - 1990)*
Donna Louise (Loulenslager) Williams (1921 - 1981)*
Doris Elizabeth Laudenslager (1924 - 1925)*
Dorlene F. Loudenslager Brauher-Bender (1927 - 2009)
Delta Lavern Loudenslager (1930 - 1983)*
Maintained by: carol sigafoose
Originally Created by: Theron & Helen Smith
Record added: Mar 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49611344