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Dorothy Jeanne Lundgren

1932 - 2021


Dorothy Jeanne Lundgren, 88, of Elkhart, passed away Monday evening, April 5, 2021 at Elkhart General Hospital, after an extended illness.  A native of Chicago, she was born on April 9, 1932 to the late Holger and Hilda (Cape) Rasmussen. She married her true love Fred W. Lundgren on December 27, 1952 in Chicago. Fred died on May 29, 2008. Dorothy is survived by and will be greatly missed by her three children, David (Tonya) Lundgren, Susan J. (Roger Shay) Lundgren, Tina M. (Steve) Datena; also, six loving grandchildren Miranda, Amber, Dustin, Derek, Nick, Nate and Adam; 11 great grandchildren and her sister Cecile McCarthy.

Dorothy retired from Silvercote (Johns-Manville) in 1975, where she worked in sales. She was of the Lutheran faith.

Dorothy enjoyed drinking tea, watching old movies, gardening, dancing, watching Fox News and she supported ASPCA. Most of all, Dorothy’s family was the center of her life.

Memorials may be given to the Humane Society of Elkhart County, 54687 CR 19, Bristol, IN 46507

In honoring Dorothy’s wishes, cremation was chosen under the care of Billings Funeral Home, Elkhart. To share a memory or send a condolence to her family, kindly visit the Billings Funeral Home website.


Elkhart County Humane Society
54687 County Road 19, Bristol IN 46507
Tel: 1-574-848-4225

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Linda & Tim Carey

April 10, 2021 1:45 PM

Tim and I are so very sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a great neighbor... I loved talking to her and sharing stories with her... she was so easy to talk to. We will truly miss her.

Cathy & Randy Puterbaugh

April 8, 2021 2:28 PM

Tina and Sue so very sorry for your loss it is so hard to lose a mother thinking of you.  Randy and Cathy Puterbaugh

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