Dorothy M. York

February 2, 1926 ~ June 5, 2020 (age 94)


Dorothy M. York, 94, of Delaware, OH, formerly of Aurora, Indiana passed away Saturday June 5, 2020 in Delaware, Ohio.

She was born February 2, 1926 in Dearborn County, IN, daughter of the late Henry C. Busse and Edith (Nolke) Busse.

Dorothy worked as a Lab Technician for Proctor and Gamble, retiring after over 25 years of service.

She was a life member of St John Lutheran Church of Aurora.

Dorothy enjoyed playing "500" with the girls. She also liked to sew. She made 30 -50 quilt tops a year which were made into quilts and sent to Lutheran World Relief.  Dorothy was an excellent baker, and cook. Her faith, and her family were very important to her, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Donna J. (William) Darlage of Powell, OH; son, Dennis R. (K. Lynn) York of Palm Desert, CA; grandchildren, Denise (Andy) Luksic of Columbus, OH, Eric (Amanda) Darlage of Lewis Center, OH, Jeremy (Stephanie) York of Noblesville, IN, Angela (Jason) Robey of Amelia, OH; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Amelia, Matthew, Ellen, Henry, Cora, Eli, Alaina, and Emma.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald C. York, brothers, Dormand Lee Busse, and Glenn C. Busse.

Full service will be held at St. John Lutheran Church Aurora, 220 Mechanic St., Tuesday June 9, 2020 at 11:00 am with Pastor Olson and Pastor Stephens officiating.

Interment will follow in the River View Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana. 
Contributions may be made to the St John Lutheran Church. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.

Due to the current situation dealing with COVID-19, we are following the directives from Governor Holcomb and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerning large events and mass gatherings. The family deeply appreciates the support and love shown from friends, but the health and well being of everyone in our community is of top priority. We are asking everyone who will be in attendance to please remember the social distancing guidelines at all times, and the wearing of masks is recommended.
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Funeral Service
June 9, 2020

11:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church Aurora
220 Mechanic Street
Aurora, IN 47001

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