Our Sympathy to Stu Fortener

Our sympathy to Stu Fortener on the death of his grandmother, Dorothy Buettner

Dorothy E. Buettner, 92, of Delphos, Ohio, died at 1:05 p.m. Monday, December 9th, at Vancrest Healthcare Center.

She was born April 23, 1921, in Columbus Grove to Thomas L. and Leona (Miller) Jones, who preceded her in death. She married Gene Buettner, who preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son, James (Mary Lou) Buettner of Belmont, Mich.; four daughters, Sharon (Jim) Fortener of Delphos, Charlyn Granger of Coldwater, Barbara (Tom) Case of Coldwater and Jacalyn Buettner of Orinda, Calif.; a sister, Betty Tiernan of Delphos; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Rod Tiernan.

Dottie owned and operated her beauty shop for 27 years and was the first president of the Alpha Delta Sorority in Delphos. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and was a past member of the Eastern Star where she served as Matron for seven years. She was also a Phi Kappa Tau house mother at Bowling Green State University for 13 years. She enjoyed painting, bridge and was an avid fisherman. She was a 1939 graduate of Delphos Jefferson High School.

A memorial celebration of her life will be celebrated at a later, the Rev. David Howell officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Vancrest Nursing Home in Delphos.

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