Dorothy M. Sense
- April 15, 1917 - January 16, 2013
- Lafayette, Indiana
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“To Dot's dear family,
It was my blessing to live across the hall from Dot! She was always so cheerful and was kind to everyone. She adored her...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Brenda Gause Poor - Plymouth, IN
“The memory of the many times I spent in the Glenn and Dorothy Sense household as a preteen and a teenager. They gave me some fond memories and my...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Pat Sense - Lafayette, IN
“I have many happy memories of our families together in our younger years. Dorothy has always been such a caring and thoughtful person and a very...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Judy and John Castor - Lafayette, IN
“My sympathy to all the Sense family. We spent many good years as neighbors on Union Street. My God be with you all in these troubled times and...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Debbie Niewerth - Lafayette, IN
I am so sorry for your loss. She was so sweet when we stayed with her "back in the day". Great memories with her and the rest of your...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Wendy Pierce - Kalamazoo, MI
“Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers and wish I could be with you on Saturday.
I had many good times when I came to Lafayette with...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Lou Callan - South Haven, MI
“Dear Linda, Jim and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy to you all. My God bring you each comfort at this most difficult...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Deb & Gary Myers - South Haven Mi, MI
“Dear Ruth and Family, We are so sad to hear about Dot. I can remember you Ruth and your Mom running around together all the time. She was a really...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Samdy and Randy Luff - Lafayette , IN
“Dear Barb: I'm saddened to hear of your mom's passing. I only know that she was so good to me all those years ago. I loved staying at your house...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Alana Schilling - San Francisco, CA
“Remember the good times you shared. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
10 of 10 | Posted by: Fritzi Fleck - Niles, IL - Friend
SENSE, Dorothy M. – 95
Dorothy M. "Dot" (Anderson) Sense, 95, of Lafayette, passed peacefully in her daughter's home at 7:40 a.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Born April 15, 1917 in Lafayette, she was the daughter of the late Clifton H. and Adela (Werner) Anderson. She was a 1934 graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School.
Dorothy married Glenn E. Sense on September 17, 1936 in Lafayette and he preceded her in death on March 28, 1990. She worked in the Ivy Room at the former L.S. Ayres for 20 years. After retiring she worked for several years at Kenny's Dry Cleaners. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church for over 60 years. She was also a member of Eastern Star and Home Hospital Auxiliary. She was a Pink Lady at Home Hospital and worked in the gift shop, and also delivered Meals on Wheels for 15 years. Dorothy treasured the time spent with her family.
Surviving are her five daughters, Ruth Ann Habben of Lafayette, Jane DeMay (husband, Jack) of Monticello, Susan Mollenkopf of Lafayette, Barbara Sense of Lafayette, and Linda Baker (husband, James) of South Haven, MI; four grandchildren, Debbie Stieneker (husband, Bill), Steve Habben (wife, Doreen), Jennifer Mollenkopf Huber (husband, James), and Jack "JJ" Mollenkopf (wife, Sarah); and six great grandsons, Ryan and Justin Habben, Joshua and Ethan Stieneker, and Jack and Daniel Huber. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Ruth E. Baumgaertel, Alice M. Adams, and Elda Payne, a brother, C. Herbert Anderson; a granddaughter, Marci Lynn DeMay, and two son-in-laws, Dr. Jack Mollenkopf and Kenny Habben.
Visitation from 12 to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Hippensteel Funeral Home, with the service to follow at 2 p.m., Rev. Linda Dolby officiating. Burial to follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 404 N. 6th St., Lafayette, IN, 47901 or I.U. Hospice, 3900 McCarty Ln., Suite 104, Lafayette, IN 47905. Hippensteel Funeral Home entrusted with care. Share memories and condolences online at www.hippensteelfuneralservice.com http://videos.lifetributes.com/366279