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Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:37 AM

Feb. 17, 1926-Sept. 21, 2013


Doris A. Dienstberger, 87, of Delphos, died at 2:46 a.m. Saturday at Vancrest Rehab Center in Putnam County.

She was born Feb. 17, 1926, to Rolley and Leona (Foley) Keller, who preceded her in death.

On Oct. 25, 1953, she married Robert Dienstberger, who preceded her in death Jan. 19, 2006.

Survivors include her daughter, Kimberly (Bruce) Perrin of Delphos; two sisters, Helen Mericle of Delphos and Nancy Kleman of Ottawa; a brother, Tom (Mary) Keller of Ottoville; two granddaughters, Renee (Matthew) Murphy and Deanna (Curtis) Perrin both of Columbus; a great-granddaughter, Lorelai Murphy; and a grand-dog, Sindy, that visited her nearly every day.

She was retired from General Motors Corp. and the State of Ohio. She was the Delphos City Auditor in 1972 and 1973.

She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church and was a volunteer for St. Rita’s Hospice, Thrift Barn and Auxiliary for more than 25 years. She also volunteered at the Delphos Thrift Shop.

She enjoyed playing cards, volunteering and spending time with her family and friends. The love of her life was her granddaughters.

Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Delphos, with the Rev. Angela Khabeb officiating.

Visitation will be from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Burial will be at a later date.

Her body has been donated to the Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Peters Lutheran Church.

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