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Dorothea Elaine Burroughs

September 11, 1921 — February 10, 2013

Dorothea “Elaine” Burroughs, 91, of Baker Street, passed away Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 8:15 p.m. in the loving care of her daughters.

Elaine was born on September 11, 1921, in Walkerton, Indiana to Albert Ray and Nancy (Masterman) Barden. She graduated from LaPaz High School in 1939 and attended beauty school shortly after graduation.

On August 29, 1945, she married Albert “Bud” Edward Burroughs in Teegarden, Indiana. They met while working at Price’s Steak House in the early 1940s. They enjoyed 46 years of a loving marriage. She owned and ran Elaine’s Beauty Service for 36 years retiring in 1986. Elaine was a member of the Plymouth Church of the Brethren. She enjoyed antiquing and loved going shopping with her girls. Elaine was known for her beautiful handwriting and crescent rolls.

Elaine is survived by her daughters, Janice (Jerry) Waletzko of Grand Forks, North Dakota and Jeanne Burroughs of Indianapolis, and two grandsons, Christopher and Chad Hindman.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Bud, brother, Arthur Barden, and sisters, Mildred Conner and Ruth Eastland.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2013, at Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan Street, Plymouth, Indiana 46563.

Funeral services will at the Plymouth Church of the Brethren at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2013, with Rev. Ruth Yoder officiating. Visitation will resume one hour prior to the service in the church.

Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to Center for Hospice Care, 112 S. Center St. Plymouth, IN 46563, the American Cancer Society, 130 Red Coach Dr., Mishawaka, IN 46545 or the American Heart Association, 7612 W. County Line Rd., Grovertown, IN 46531.
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