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Dorothy Burgett

1926-2017

Published: April 29, 2017 5:00 AM

LAKEVILLE -- Dorothy H. Burgett, 91, of Lakeville died Saturday evening, April 15, 2017, at McMullen Assisted Living Center, Loudonville, after a short illness.

Dorothy was born Jan. 27, 1926, in Portage County and was the daughter of the late Leo and Louise (Cline) Bray. She was a 1944 graduate of Crestline High School and worked after school at the Shelby Depot during World War II. On June 28, 1947 Dorothy married Robert "Curly" Burgett in New Boston and he died April 23, 1981.

Dorothy Burgett

She was a homemaker and lived in Lakeville most of her life. Dorothy was a member of the Lakeville United Methodist Church, the Lakeville Fire Dept. Auxiliary, and the Lakeville Booster Club. She spent many years working in the Lakeville ball field concession stand and enjoyed collecting owl figurines.

Dorothy is survived by two sons, Robert (Elaine) Burgett and Ronnie (Debbie) Burgett, all of Lakeville; two daughters, Sandy (Donald) Wigton of Lakeville and Linda (Kim) McCullough of Shreve; 12 grandchildren, Jeremy Burgett, Jeff Burgett, Heidi Alexander, Jarrod Wigton, Angela Sparr, Stephanie Hiller, Mike Taylor, Teresa Wengerd, Brandon Burgett, Brock Burgett, Dori Eggan and Dustin Taylor; 21 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Joseph Bray of Hilliard; and a sister, Carol (William) Kreiner of Loveland.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband; a brother, Robert Bray and a daughter-in-law, Mary Simmons Burgett.

A funeral service was Thursday morning, April 20, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Lindsey Funeral Home, Loudonville, with the Rev. Diane McCartney and the Rev. Angel Jackson officiating. Burial was in Nashville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Lakeville United Methodist Church Food Pantry, P.O. Box 66, Lakeville, OH 44638 or Lakeville Fire Dept., P.O. Box 27, Lakeville, OH 44638. Online condolences may be left for the Burgett family by visiting www.Byerly-Lindsey.com.


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