Dorothy Lee Sturgeon, 86, of Frankfort, passed away on Monday, June 5, 2017 in her home. She was born on May 12, 1931 in Colfax, IN to Jesse and Myrtle Jessie (Laffoon) Suter. She married John Frank Sturgeon on May 9, 1953 and he preceded her in death in 1984. She attended Colfax High School and was a cook for Sei’s Café and for Jim Dandy Restaurant. She also worked at National Seal. Dorothy loved sewing, working puzzles, along with making and collecting dolls.
Memorial donations may be made in Dorothy’s honor to Community Christian Church or Great Lakes Hospice with envelopes available at the funeral home.
Visitation and Services
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Community Christian Church, 1944 S. Jackson Street, Frankfort. Friends may visit from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center in Frankfort. Pastor Tim Grasham will officiate. Burial will follow in Plainview Cemetery.
Survivors include her Daughters: Kathy (Mike) Brite, Myrtle Ann Sturgeon, and Mary H. Sturgeon; Son: Danny Lee (Sandy) Street all of Frankfort; Step-sons: Lanny Dean Sturgeon of Florida and Larry Joe (Gloria) Sturgeon of West Point; 4 Granddaughters; 3 Great-granddaughters; 1 Great-grandson; and 1 Great-great-granddaughter.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a step-daughter, 3 sisters, and 2 brothers.