Dorothy Marie Bankert, 92, of Huron, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, in Stein Hospice Care Center, after a brief illness.
She was born April 24, 1915, in Mount Vernon, Ohio, the daughter of Lindsey and Vernice Rose (Scott) Majors. She was a graduate of Goodrich Academy in Akron, Ohio. She was also a lifelong member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Sandusky, where she served as nursery superintendent for many years.
Dorothy is survived by her son, Gary (Carol Lee) Bankert of Berlin Heights; her granddaughter, Alexandra (Matthew) Soucek of Dallas; and two great-granddaughters, Genevieve and Sasha.
Her husband, Louis Bankert, who died in 2003, and her parents preceded her in death.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. Oct. 22, until funeral services at 9:30 a.m. in Groff Funeral Home, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. Pastor Elmer Novak will officiate. Burial will follow in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be sent to Stein Hospice Service, Inc., 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to Humane Society of Erie County, 1911 Superior St., Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be sent to grofffuneralhomes.com.