|Birth: ||Jan. 22, 1926|
|Death: ||Apr. 29, 2006|
Dorothy M. Van Dorsten, 80, of Battle Creek passed away Saturday, April 29, 2006 at her home as she requested. She was born January 22, 1926 in Battle Creek the daughter of Arthur Paul and Mary Jane (Kellmer) Williams. She married Charles H. Van Dorsten Jr. on May 6, 1952 in Battle Creek.
Dorothy graduated from Battle Creek Central High School. She liked to read, go bowling, shop and be with her family. Dorothy and Chuck had spent winters in Florida. She had assisted husband in their excavating business and played a large roll in raising and racing their Harness Race Horses. She was a registered groom. She was a very loving wife, mother and grandmother and she will be missed by one and all as she had many friends. Surviving are her husband, Charles H. Van Dorsten Jr. of 54 years, daughters, Joyce E.
(Jerry) Sweet, Debra L. (Ray) Burkart; grandchildren, Andy
(Kim) Snyder, Brett (Sandra) Snyder, Michael Burkart, Matthew (Becca) Burkart, Joe Burkart, Jake Burkart; great
grandchildren, Dylan, Kasey, and Rachel Snyder; sisters,
Barbara Tuttle and Kaye Stafford; step-children, Mary Ann
Sticklin, Charles (Karen) Van Dorsten and Donald Van Dorsten. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother and sister-in-law, Arthur (Emmagene) Williams and sister,
Pauline Lick. Visitation will be held at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service on Tuesday from 6 - 8 pm. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, 1:00 P.M. at Bachman Hebble Funeral
Service with Pastor Robert L. Zuhl officiating. Burial will be in Bedford Cemetery. Memorial tributes may be made to
the Hospice of Jackson or Charity of one's choice.
Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, a member by invitation Selected Independent Funeral Homes.
From Battle Creek Enquirer Saturday May 6, 2006 Page A4
Charles Henry Van Dorsten (1918 - 2011)
Created by: Danny Wilber
Record added: Dec 04, 2011
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