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Janese A. Dotterer




Janese Dotterer

Janese Dotterer

Janese A. Dotterer, age 64, of rural Stryker, passed away Saturday, Sept., 4, 2010, at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

Prior to her retirement, Janese had taught at Stryker High School for 30 years. She was an adjunct professor of mathematics at Defiance College for 10 years.

Janese was born in Paulding on Nov. 13, 1945, the daughter of the late Jethro and the late Marguerite (Baumle) Dotterer. She was a member of the West Unity United Methodist Church.

Janese attended and graduated from Paulding High School. She obtained her undergraduate degree at Defi- ance College and her Master’s Degree at the University of Oregon in 1972.

She was an artist with her woodworking projects, and she was also a drummer for many of the orchestra presentations in the local area.

Janese is survived by her brother, James, and sister-inlaw Judith Dotterer of Olympia, Wash.; and three nephews, Jed Dotterer and family of Otsego, Minn., Lt. Col. (retired) Joel Dotterer and family of Lacy, Wash., and Major Jonathan Dotterer and family of Minneapolis, Minn., along with many lifelong friends in the Stryker area.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the personnel at the Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center for their care and caring.

A celebration of Janese’s life will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010, at the United Methodist Church in West Unity, with the Rev. James Nathan, officiating. Interment will be in the Live Oak Cemetery in Paulding.

The family requests that memorial contributions be given to Best Friends Animal Society, 5001 Angel Canyon Rd. Kanab, UT 84741; Defiance Inpatient Hospice Center; or the Williams County Humane Society.

Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh. com.

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