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Official Obituary of

Dorothy B. Hall

October 1, 1927 ~ December 17, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Dorothy Hall Obituary


October 1, 1927 – December 17, 2023

ELKHART- Dorothy “Bonnie” Hall, 96 of Elkhart passed away Sunday December 17, 2023, at her residence in Elkhart with her family by her side.  She was born October 1, 1927, in DeKalb County, Indiana to Harry D. & Mary E. (Ober) Brumbaugh.

     On August 10, 1947, in DeKalb County, Indiana she married Arthur E. Hall.  He preceded her in death on December 24, 2014, in Elkhart, Indiana.  Dorothy is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Beth Hall and Samuel Sommers of Elkhart, IN.  Also surviving are 3 nephews and numerous great nieces and great nephews.  Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her daughter, Rev. Deborah Hall and her brother, Gene Brumbaugh.

     Dorothy graduated from Garret High School, received her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and her master’s degree from St. Francis College.  She taught Home Economics in Allen County and later Freshman English at Garrett High School in the 1960s.  She was a life member of the Indiana Veterinary Medical Auxiliary and the American Veterinary Medical Auxiliary.  Dorothy was also a member of the National Education Association as well as a member of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Elkhart.

     Cremation will take place and a celebration of life service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday December 23, 2023, at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home.  Friends may visit with the family for 1 hour prior to the service.  Rev. Terri Peterson from St. John’s Episcopal Church and Chris Ulery from St. Paul’s UMC will render the services.

     Burial will be private at a later date, in Cedar Creek Cemetery in DeKalb, Indiana.  Memorial contributions may be given to Saving Grace Ministries at St. Paul’s UMC or the Elkhart County Humane Society.

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December 23, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Walley - Mills - Zimmerman Funeral Service

Celebration of Life
December 23, 2023

1:00 PM
Walley - Mills - Zimmerman Funeral Service


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