Obituary for Jean Davis Dorsey


Jean Davis Dorsey

Jean Davis Dorsey, 73 of Warsaw, Indiana passed away at 3:10 am Thursday, June 25, 2015 in Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

On August 22, 1941, she was born in Goshen, Indiana to Lester and Frances (Lantz) Davis. Jean was united in marriage to William Dorsey on February 20, 1987 in Bloomington, Indiana, who survives.

Living most of her life in Warsaw, Jean graduated from Warsaw High School in 1959 and then went to Parkview School of Nursing, where she graduated in 1962. She worked for Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warsaw; Dr. Wymond Wilson’s office, Mentone, for several years, and then Kosciusko Community Hospital.

Jean enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, helping to raise them. She also enjoyed watching sports with her husband and her grandchildren’s activities. She also enjoyed traveling to Hilton Head, South Carolina during the winter. Jean was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church, Atwood and the Eastern Star. She was very active with the Hospital Auxiliary, Floral Design Group.

She is survived by her husband of twenty eight years, William Dorsey, Warsaw; two sons, Jay Allen Marsh, Washington D.C. and Jeremy Adam Marsh, Warsaw; three grandchildren, Nicholas Alan Marsh, Blake Adam Marsh and Emma Grace Marsh; three step children, Debra Keiser, Granger, Christine Weiler, Lakeville, Jeff Dorsey, Nappanee and three step grandchildren, William Beehler Keiser, Korey Lynne Keiser and Lucas Keiser. Jean was preceded in death by her parents and her son, Jeffrey Aaron Marsh.

A funeral service will be at 11:00 am Thursday, July 2, 2015 in McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw with Pastor Jim Lawson officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.

Visitation hours will be from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Wednesday, July 1, 2015 and also one hour prior to the service on Thursday, in the funeral chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made in Jean’s memory to American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, Illinois 60674.



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