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Dorothy Mae (Sherburn) Kaduk

July 28, 1922 ~ June 28, 2017 (age 94)

Dorothy Mae (Sherburn) Kaduk went to be with her Lord on June 28, 2017 at the CHP  Van Wert Inpatient Hospice.

She was born on July 28, 1922 to the late Earl J. Sherburn and the late Norma (Waltz) Sherburn. Her twin sister, Doris Marie Sherburn, passed away in early childhood at 1 1/2 years of age.

Dorothy was also preceded in death by her beloved husband of 33 years Lewis Kaduk; her only son, Milo E Schaffner, Jr.; and one grandchild, Randy Lee Grimm of Springfield, Ohio; as well as all four of her siblings: Earl Sherburn, Opal Dellinger, Kathryn Bauman and Helen Green.

Dorothy is survived by two daughters:  Sande Hasty of Bowie Texas and Carol (Carolyn) Blue of Van Wert, Ohio; one daughter-in-law, Jo Schaffner of Van Wert, Ohio; one step-son, Michael (Heidi) Kaduk of Florida. She also leaves behind six grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, eight great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews who dearly loved her and will greatly miss her.

Dorothy participated in the Van Wert Alumni Band and was a member of the Twig I group where she managed the Hospital Thrift Store.

She was a member of the VFW, American Legion and the Moose Lodge. While she attended the Moose Lodge she received the Academy of Friendship Award and the College of Regents Award.

Dorothy and Louie owned the “Wonder Bar” on Main Street in Van Wert for many years. They had numerous customers who became life-long friends.

In her later years, Dorothy enjoyed playing cards, bingo and other activities at the Council of Aging.

Funeral Service will be 10:30 am Saturday, July 1, 2017 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, Van Wert, Ohio. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert, Ohio

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 pm Friday, June 30, 2017 and again one hour prior to the funeral at the funeral home.

Preferred Memorials to CHP Van Wert Inpatient Hospice.

Charitable donations may be made to:

CHP Van Wert Home Care & Hospice
1159 Westwood Drive, Van Wert OH 45891
Tel: 1-419-238-9223

 Service Information

June 30, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 AM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
July 1, 2017

10:30 AM
Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory
722 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH 45891

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