Dorothy M. (Zitzman) Anstett

Born: Wed., Apr. 13, 1927
Died: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Oct. 29, 2017
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Oct. 30, 2017
Location: Pleasant Lake Baptist Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Oct. 30, 2017
Location: Pleasant Lake Baptist Church

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Dorothy M. Anstett, 90, of Pleasant Lake died on Friday, October 20, 2017 at Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Angola, Indiana.

Dorothy was born on April 13, 1927 in Auburn, Indiana to Russell and Irene (Goe) Zitzman.  She married Donald Lee Anstett on December 21, 1947.

She worked at the MSD of Steuben County for over 50 years.  She was a cook in Food Services at Pleasant Lake Elementary and Angola Middle School.  She also was a school bus driver and Ticket Taker at all the sport games.

She was a member of the Pleasant Lake Baptist Church for over 50 years along with the Pleasant Lake Baptist Church Women’s Group.  She was also a member of the Rebekah Lodge 35 and the Sugar & Spice Homemakers Club.  She wrote the Pleasant Lake News for the Steuben County Republican.  She was sexton of the Pleasant Lake Cemetery for many years.  She was a charter member of the Steuben County Township Fire Department Auxiliary and started the coffee club at the fire house in Pleasant Lake.

Surviving are her children Butch Anstett (Carmen) Haifley of Angola, Robert L. (Sandra) Anstett of Pleasant Lake, Cindy K. Anstett of Angola and Steven P. (Carol) Anstett of Pleasant Lake; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and 2 great great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Donald Lee Anstett on January 16, 1997.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 AM, Monday October 30, 2017 at the Pleasant Lake Baptist Church with Pastor George Foulk officiating.

Burial will be in Pleasant Lake Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-7 PM on Sunday October 29, 2017 at the Pleasant Lake Baptist Church and from 10-11 AM on Monday prior to the service at the church.

Memorials may be given in Dorothy’s memory to the Pleasant Lake Baptist Church.

Charitable donations may be made in Dorothy's memory to the following organization:

Pleasant Lake Baptist Church

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Connie Reas
   Posted Tue October 24, 2017
So very sorry for your loss.

Ted & Tonnie Alleshouse
   Posted Wed October 25, 2017
So very sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing. She was a great lady and will be greatly missed. Our condolences to the family.

Joan and Chuck McCoy
   Posted Wed October 25, 2017
Our deepest sympathy and prayers for comfort are with all of you. Dorothy was one of the finest ladies we have ever had the privilege of knowing.

   Posted Thu October 26, 2017
So very sorry to hear of your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of your grief. Dorothy was a special lady to many people and will be sorely missed. :(

John & Ann Damron

Jill Haughey
   Posted Fri October 27, 2017
What a great lady she was. I loved working with her.

Donna Boyd Magallon
   Posted Fri October 27, 2017
So very sorry for your loss, Cindy. It's so hard to say goodbye.

Jody Hoffman
   Posted Sat October 28, 2017
Dorothy was the most beautiful loving human being God ever created. Love her and she will be missed beyond measure. Love, hugs and prayers for all of you. RIP sweet lady.

Kathy Moor
   Posted Sun October 29, 2017
My thoughts are with you at this difficult time. I am so glad to have known Dorothy. She had such a great outlook and cared about everyone.

Hester McCracken
   Posted Wed November 01, 2017
No one who raised Bob, Cindy, and Steve could be a nice or genuine "lady." Those three psychotic bags of shit have terrorized Pleasant Lake for over 50 years.

Cheri Carpenter Stroh
   Posted Fri November 03, 2017
Thinking of you and yours.....Cheri Carpenter Stroh