- Local Guide
Dorothy J. Bader, 81, of Rockford, died at 1:24 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at the Gardens in Celina.
She was born on Jan. 9, 1930, in Mercer County, to Edwin and Frona Bollenbacher, and they preceded her in death.
On Feb. 28, 1953, she married Robert E. Bader, and he preceded her in death on April 18, 2005.
She is survived by two sons, Art Bader of Rockford and Jim (Lori) Bader of Celina; a sister; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother; a sister.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Liberty Township, with the Rev. Randy Swanson officiating. Burial will be held in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Cisco Funeral Home in Celina and one hour before services Wednesday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice or to the church. Online condolences may be made at Ciscofuneralhome.com.