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Dorothy B. (Hellman) Sanders

February 7, 1924 ~ July 16, 2017 (age 93)

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Dorothy B. Sanders

     CLOVERDALE – Dorothy B. Sanders, 93 of Cloverdale died 6:30 a.m. Sunday, July 16, 2017 at the Meadows of Kalida.  She was born February 7, 1924 in Lima to the late Mathias and Agnes (Schimmoeller) Hellman.  On July 10, 1948 she married Anthony F. Sanders, who preceded her in death.

     Dorothy is survived by her 7 children:  John (Donna) Sanders of Defiance, Bob Sanders of Cloverdale, Janice (Dan) Schimmoeller of Perrysburg, Larry (Judy) Sanders of Ottawa, Jim (Tammy) Sanders of Delphos, Diane (Bart) Baldauf of Fort Jennings and Mike (Julie) Sanders of Delphos; 16 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and a brother:  Albert Hellman of Florida.

     She is preceded in death by 5 siblings:  Leona Metzger, Joseph Hellman, Rita Beining, Thomas Hellman and Esther Grothaus a grandson:  Casey Baldauf.

     Dorothy was a homemaker and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville.  She enjoyed gardening and cooking for her family.

     Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with the Very Reverend Jerome Schetter officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ottoville.  Visitation will be Tuesday from 2 to 8 p.m. at LOVE-HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Jackson Township where a scripture service will be held at 7:45 p.m.

     Memorial contributions may be made to Putnam County Homecare and Hospice.  Online condolences may be expressed at

 Service Information

July 18, 2017

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home - Jackson Twp
16085 St Rt 634
Ft. Jennings, Ohio 45844

Scripture Service
July 18, 2017

7:45 PM
Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home - Jackson Twp
16085 St Rt 634
Ft. Jennings, Ohio 45844

Mass of Christian Burial
July 19, 2017

10:30 PM
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
189 Church Street
Ottoville, Ohio 45875

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