Dorsey W. Ashcraft, 1958-2020

Dorsey W. Ashcraft, 62, of Westville, Ind. passed away peacefully at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 at his home.

He was born Jan. 27, 1958 in East Chicago, Ind. to Dolores (McCann) Ashcraft.

Dorsey was a die-hard Cubs fan. He liked to cook, dance and listen to music; he also enjoyed gardening and was a former bowler. He loved his dogs dearly.

Survivors include his sisters, Peggy Smith of La Porte, and Laura (Ed) Dennett, Mary (Martin) Hernandez and Brenda (Jim) Holt, all of Michigan City; brothers, Michael (Elane) Ashcraft of La Porte and David Ashcraft of Texas; friend, Jim Czarnecki; and many nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his mother, Dolores Rogers and brother, Dennis Ashcraft.

Cremation will take place. A private celebration of his life will be held.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Dr, Mishawaka, IN 46545.

Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte (219) 362-3100 is handling the arrangements.

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One Response to “Dorsey W. Ashcraft, 1958-2020”

  1. Charmaine Imperato

    Oct 16. 2020

    My prayers to the family.
    Dorsey was an awesome guy I’ve known Dorsey forever you will truly be missed.
    May God bless you and your family

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