Dorothy L. Lundeen, 96

Dorothy L. Lundeen, 96, of Wabash, died at 9:05 am, Nov. 17, 2016, at Wellbrooke of Wabash. 

She was born Nov. 10, 1920, in Wabash, to Jacob Sr. and Emma (Stiles) Burnsworth.

Dorothy married Kenneth Earl Earhart in 1938; he died Jan. 24, 1952.  She then married Lawrence Lundeen in August of 1958; he died April 1984.  She worked for Wabash Magnetics several years, and also worked for Maid in Wabash, cleaning homes.  She was a member of the Wabash Alliance Church. 

Dorothy enjoyed playing Scrabble with her friends, reading, especially the Bible, watching basketball, and Wheel of Fortune.

She is survived by four children, Ruth (Johnny) Hunt, Kenneth "Jerry" Earhart, and Robert "Bob" (Sherry) Earhart, all of Wabash, and Charlene Niccum of Bryan, Ohio; 12 grandchildren, Tony (Kathy) Hunt and Sheryl (Tim) Young, both of Wabash, Debbie Hunt of Kokomo, Cathy (Mirsad) Hadzic of Las Vegas, Nev., Jennifer (John) Rittenhouse of McCordsville, Lisa Earhart of Fishers, Jessica Earhart and Michael Earhart, both of Wabash, Amber Earhart of Russiaville, Tessa Strebler of Sylvania, Ohio, Rhonda Crist of Defiance, Ohio, and William (Sue) Niccum of Carrollton, Ohio, and several great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, son Jerry Lundeen, two sisters and three brothers.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 at Wabash Alliance Church, 1200 N. Cass St., Wabash, with Todd Render officiating.  Burial will be in Center Grove Cemetery, Lincolnville.  Friends may call 4-8 pm Monday, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Wabash Alliance Church.

The memorial guest book for Dorothy may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Nov 22