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Dorothy Anderson

May 25, 1925 — December 30, 2020

Van Wert

Dorothy E. "Emmie" Anderson, 95, of Van Wert passed away at 3:22 AM on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Vancrest Health Care Center in Van Wert.

She was born on May 25, 1925 in Jackson Township, Van Wert County, the daughter of the late Lemuel and Myrtle (Dunlap) Mosier.

Emmie was a homemaker and later worked as a waitress at the former Gardner's Country Kitchen and The Corral in Van Wert.

Emmie was the youngest of ten children. In her younger years, she enjoyed playing cards with her brothers and sisters and listening to country music.

Surviving are her four children, Judy (Jerry) Sanders of Wisconsin, Bill (Linda) Anderson of Van Wert, Sandi (Frank) Agler of Van Wert, and Cindy (Greg Breese) Dawson of Willshire; 10 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 18 great great grandchildren; 3 step grandchildren;20 step great grandchildren; 15 step great great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Emmie was preceded in death by 2 grandsons, 1 step great grandson, 6 brothers, 3 sisters, and her special friend for over 20 years, Edward Gore.

In keeping with her wishes there will be no viewing. Due to COVID-19, a memorial service will be held in the spring. Service times will be announced at a later date.

The Anderson family would like to thank Vancrest for the loving care they provided.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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