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Dorothy Amstein


Dorothy Grace Amstein, 103, LaGrange, died Sunday, July 15, 2012 at her daughter’s residence.

    She was born October 16, 1908, in Chicago, Ill., to John and Grace (Nesser) Schroder.

    She was a homemaker and realtor with Mosier Reality in Bristol, a justice of the peace and a bookkeeper. She was a member of the Zion Lutheran Church in Chicago, Ill., Realtors Association, BPW of South Bend, Ind., and the Elkhart Moose Lodge for 47 years.

    She was married in August 1925, in Crown Point, Ind., to Fred C. Amstein. He preceded her in death in August 1959.

    Surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Nancy C. and Glendon Myers, LaGrange; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Betty Kukla, Elkhart.

    She was preceded in death by one daughter, Grace Fleming, one grandson, Jack Fleming Jr., and one brother, Fred Schroder.

    Services were held Thursday, July 19, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange with Reverend Ken Weaver officiating. 

    Burial is in Greenwood Cemetery, LaGrange.

    Memorials may be directed to Parkview Home Health and Hospice.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral

    Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange was in charge of arrangements.