Obituary for Dorothy Sahagun


Dorothy Sahagun

Dorothy A. Sahagun, 88 of Plymouth, Indiana and formerly of Bourbon, Indiana passed away at 8:58 am on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 in Millers Merry Manor, Plymouth.

On January 28, 1925, she was born to Oscar and Anna (Weishalla) Haavig in Staples, Minnesota. She was united in marriage to Mario Sahagun on June 21, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois. He preceded her in death on May 28, 1996.

She lived in Chicago until moving to Sidney, then to Warsaw. Dorothy eventually moved to Bourbon in 1993.

Dorothy was formerly employed by the City of Warsaw as secretary of Oakwood Cemetery and was also a secretary for Warsaw Parks Department at Pike Lake Campground.

She graduated from Hyde Park High School, Chicago in 1943. Dorothy was a member in various organizations including Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Lakeland Art Association, Red Hat Society of Bourbon, Several Home Ec Clubs, Sacred Heart Rosary Altar Society, St. Dominic’s Rosary Altar Society and was on the board of directors at Baker’s Boys and Girls Club. Dorothy was also a member at St. Dominic’s Catholic Church, Bremen.

Dorothy loved square dancing, painting, camping, sewing and reading. She loved being involved in all her children’s activities, especially attending her grandchildren’s programs and coffee with her friends and neighbors. Dorothy was very involved with her daughter Barbara and her group home and activities.

Dorothy is survived by four children, Marion “Maca” D. Ebersole, Bremen, Nancy A. (and spouse Carlos) Saladino, Chicago, Illinois, Kenneth M. (and spouse Terrie) Sahagun, Syracuse and Teresa “Teri” E. (and spouse Jim) Gill, Warsaw; thirteen grandchildren, John, Kris, Curt, Anna, Matt, Michael, Christopher, Nicholas, Joseph, Christopher, Teryn, Tasha and Hadley; fifteen great grandchildren; two brothers, Robert (and spouse Irene) Haavig, Orland Park, Illinois and William (and spouse Carol) Haavig, Lansing, Illinois and one sister, Lillian Haavig, Palos Park, Illinois.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, her daughter, Barbara Sahagun, her son-in-law, Bill Ebersole and her brothers, Tom and Ed Haavig.

A Christian Burial Service will be at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw with Father Bob Lengerich officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.

Visitation hours will be from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to Center for Hospice Care, 112 South Center Street, Suite C, Plymouth, Indiana 46563.



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