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Dorothy Roehrdanz

February 23, 2020

Dorothy (Dottie) Elizabeth Roehrdanz passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, February 23, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was born August 27, 1916 in Chicago, IL to Allen H. and Andrea Larson. She remained in Chicago through her early adult life and was employed by R.R. Donnelley. She married Frederick E. Roehrdanz, also from Chicago, and moved to Ohio, making Norwalk home for the past 63 years. Dottie is a member of St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, Norwalk.

Dottie was a sales associate of J.C. Penney Co., Norwalk, retiring in 1978. She was a volunteer of Fisher-Titus Medical Center for more than 25 years, and a 28-year member of the original Maple City Garden Club of Norwalk. Dottie enjoyed traveling and exploring the United States with her husband Fred. She had a zest for life, loved to swim, enjoyed golf and bowling, as well as dancing the polka!

Dottie is survived by her loving daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and George Herzog of Norwalk. She is also survived by her siblings, Shirley Busick and Allen E. (Jackie) Larson, as well as many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Dottie was preceded in death by her husband, Fred, to whom she was married for 46 years, her aunt, Signe Stone, siblings Walter (Hazel) Larson, Eleanore (Bernie) Klemp, LeRoy (Annabelle) Larson, Allen H. (Evelyn) Larson, Jr., and brother-in-law Jacob Busick, Sr.

Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. on Friday, February 28, 2020 at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 243 Benedict Ave. (Rte. 250) Norwalk. Service will be held at Noon with Pastor Ann Marshall officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 243 Benedict Ave., Norwalk, OH 44857, Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, or to the Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Ave. Norwalk, OH 44857.

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Dorothy (Dottie) Elizabeth Roehrdanz passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, February 23, 2020, surrounded by her family. She was born August 27, 1916 in Chicago, IL to Allen H. and Andrea Larson. She remained in Chicago through her early adult life and was employed by R.R. Donnelley. She married Frederick E. Roehrdanz, also from Chicago, and moved to Ohio, making Norwalk home for the past 63 years. Dottie is a member of St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, Norwalk.

Dottie was a sales associate of J.C. Penney Co., Norwalk, retiring in 1978. She was a volunteer of Fisher-Titus Medical Center for more than 25 years, and a 28-year member of the original Maple City Garden Club of Norwalk. Dottie enjoyed traveling and exploring the United States with her husband Fred. She had a zest for life, loved to swim, enjoyed golf and bowling, as well as dancing the polka!

Dottie is survived by her loving daughter and son-in-law, Wendy and George Herzog of Norwalk. She is also survived by her siblings, Shirley Busick and Allen E. (Jackie) Larson, as well as many nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Dottie was preceded in death by her husband, Fred, to whom she was married for 46 years, her aunt, Signe Stone, siblings Walter (Hazel) Larson, Eleanore (Bernie) Klemp, LeRoy (Annabelle) Larson, Allen H. (Evelyn) Larson, Jr., and brother-in-law Jacob Busick, Sr.

Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. on Friday, February 28, 2020 at St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 243 Benedict Ave. (Rte. 250) Norwalk. Service will be held at Noon with Pastor Ann Marshall officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 243 Benedict Ave., Norwalk, OH 44857, Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, or to the Huron County Humane Society, 246 Woodlawn Ave. Norwalk, OH 44857.

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Sarah Pruchinsky

Wakeman, OH, United States
March 03, 2020

I'm glad I had the pleasure to spend the time with Dotty that I did. I have many memories that make me smile when I think about her . Thank you Wendy picking me to be part of her life. Yes first you roar and then you dance that's how she taught me her name also !

Betsy Stewart Boggs

Grove City, OH, USA
February 29, 2020

I'm so glad Barb and I got to see you and your mom the last time we were home. Our condolences on the lost of your wonderful mother.

Kathy Wilkins

February 25, 2020

My first job at age 16 was working with Dottie at J C Penny. What a wonderful experience it was. I will never forget Dorothy telling me her last name was pronounced “first you Roar, then you Dance” - classic! Wendy and George you have my deepest sympathy.

Andrea Bucks

Baroda, MI, Berrien
February 25, 2020

Aunt Dorothy will be greatly missed, her love for everyone was so awesome and so very special.
And our prayers are with Wendy & George we love yous and god will take care.
Love Andrea & Robert