Friday, February 22, 2019

Dorothy “Dolly Mae” Klosterman (February 20, 2019)

Dorothy “Dolly Mae” Klosterman age 86, of Greenville passed away at 4:25 AM on Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville.

Dorothy was born October 7. 1932, in Versailles t the late Lawrence & Marie (McEldowney) Baltes. In addition to her parents, Dorothy was also preceded in death by a son, Norman Klosterman Jr., grandchildren, Josh Born and Patrick Fitzgerald; 1 great-great grandson; and brother, David Baltes and a brother in infancy.

Dorothy is survived by her loving husband of 68 years, Norman Klosterman whom she married April 22, 1950; children, Douglas & Donna Klosterman of Celina, Beverley & Jack Born of Greenville, Bruce & Lori Klosterman of Tampa, Florida, Annette & Emmanuel Umoren of Vandalia and Diana & Ted Fitzgerald of Greenville; grandchildren, Douglas & Pam Klosterman Jr., Dulcey & Wes Patterson, Mike & Nicole Hill, Brandi & Ty Figel, Amanda Treadway, Elizabeth & Brent Broering, Tyler & Laura Dailey, Kaitlyn Dailey, Benjamin Fitzgerald and EJ Umoren; 25 great-grandchildren; and brothers & sister-in-law, Donald & Esther Baltes of Tucson, Arizona and Darren Baltes of North Carolina.

Dorothy was a nursing assistant at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville for 22 years and loved her job. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greenville. Dorothy loved spending time with her grandchildren traveling and fishing. She also enjoyed flowers and gardening. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and was always so very kind hearted.

A private graveside service will be at the convenience of the family in St. Paul Cemetery in Sharpsburg with Rev. Fr. Matt Feist officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care in Greenville. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville.