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Dorothy F (Sunderland) Schenkel

January 22, 1927 ~ November 29, 2020 (age 93)


Dorothy F Schenkel, 93, of Fort Wayne died November 29, 2020 at Coventry Meadows, Fort Wayne, IN. Dorothy was born January 22, 1927 in Fort Wayne and was the daughter of the late Ernest and Loretta Sunderland. She was a member of Most Precious Blood Catholic Church and enjoyed square dancing, music, reading, tatting, puzzles and traveling. Dorothy is survived by daughter, Mary (Jim) Ley of Fort Wayne, IN; sons, Dennis (Elaine) Schenkel of Harlan, IN, Richard Schenkel and Raymond Schenkel both of Fort Wayne, IN; 11 grandchildren, 3 step grandchildren, 37 great and step great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren.  Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Schenkel. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 am Friday, December 4, 2020 at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, 1515 Barthold, Fort Wayne, IN, with calling one hour prior. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery,  Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to Most Precious Blood Catholic Church. To sign the online guest book, go to


Mass of Christian Burial
December 4, 2020

10:00 AM
Most Precious Blood Catholic Church
1515 Barthold St
Fort Wayne, IN 46808

Please note
calling one hour prior at church
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