Dorothy Spreeman, 1928-2019

Dorothy H. Spreeman, 91, of La Porte, IN, passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Miller’s Health and Rehabilitation in La Porte.

She was born Sept. 3, 1928, in Oak Park, IL, the daughter of Henry L Bultman and Helen E. (Wagner) Bultman.

On July 16, 1949, in Chicago, IL, she married Virgil M  Spreeman, who preceded her in death March 17, 1989.

She is survived by her two sons, Steve (Susan) Spreeman of Plainfield, IL, and Russell (Janet) Spreeman of La Porte; sister-in-law, Louise Bultman of Des Plaines, IL; 4 grandchildren, Brian, Jonathan, Keri and Carson Spreeman; and 7 great-grandchildren, T.J. Deherrera and Sara, Nikolas, Benjamin, William, Emma Grace, and Maddie Spreeman. 

Dorothy was preceded in death by her daughter, Marilyn Spreeman, and brother, George Bultman.

A life celebration was held at St. John’s Lutheran Church on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Ron Brauer officiating. Interment followed at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, La Porte. Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, La Porte, is handling arrangements.

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2 Responses to “Dorothy Spreeman, 1928-2019”

  1. Sue Mohlke

    Sep 14. 2019

    Sorry for your loss!!

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  2. Anita M. Way

    Sep 16. 2019

    Russ, so sorry to see that your mother has passed.

    Anita Way
    Whispering Meadows Condo Neighbor

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