Dottie Heitz
Dottie Heitz

Oct. 8, 1926-Nov. 29, 2019

WAPAKONETA - Dorothy Jane “Dottie” Heitz, 93, of Wapakoneta died on November 29, 2019Friday at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Oct. 8, 1926, in Delphos to Aloysius and Laura (Laudick) Kaverman, who preceded her in death. On June 29, 1949, she married Robert A. Heitz, who preceded her in death on Aug. 2, 2010.

She is survived by John (Rosa) Heitz of Mato Grosso, Brazil, David (Debra) Heitz, Jean (Stephen) Hull, Marilyn (Robert) Schmerge, Steven (Laura) Heitz, Judy (Craig) Opperman and Nicholas (Lisa) Heitz, all of Wapakoneta, Nancy (Philip) Scott of Latrobe, Pennsylvania, and Christine (Orlando) Antolin of Arlington, Texas; 32 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Alene Klausing and Janet Hiett; sister-in-law Martha Kaverman; and brother-in-law, Ed Utrup.

She was also preceded in death by an infant son and son Gregory; four sisters, Betty (Leonard) Beckmann, Alice (Norman) Knippen, Margaret (Paul) Pohlman and Ruth Utrup; two brothers, Eugene (Esther) and Louis Kaverman; and two brother-in-laws Richard Klausing and Tom Hiett.

Robert and Dorothy were owners of Heitz Electric & Plumbing. Dorothy was a mother and homemaker giving generously of herself to her family and community. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Churc,h where for over 32 years, she prepared and served funeral dinners.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Sean Wilson officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Family and friends may call from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 615 N. Dixie Highway, Wapakoneta.

Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Condolences can be expressed to the family at schlosserfuneralhome.com