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Dollie Mae Martindale
July 26, 1937-April 2, 2013
CULVER â€” Dollie Mae Martindale, 75, of Culver, passed away at 1:40 p.m. April 2, 2013 at Miller's Merry Manor in Culver.
She was born July 26, 1937 in Monterey to Carl Keller and Mildred (Stevens) Keller. She resided in Monterey until moving to Culver in 1979. On Oct. 19, 1979, Dollie married Roderick Martindale who proceeded her in death Oct. 23, 2011.
Dollie retired from Culver Community School Corporation in 2002 after many years as a bus driver. She loved spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed the outdoors, which included activities such as gardening, bicycling, going for walks, and chatting with friends and neighbors. Dollie belonged to the Grace United Church of Christ in Culver where she sang in the choir and dearly loved her church family. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her and always remembered for the kindness that she showed others.
Dollie is survived by her daughter; Rae (Jeff) Bonnell, Monticello; daughter: Cindy (Tom) Kasten, Winamac; son: Tim (Darci) Posthuma, Warsaw; stepson: Rick (Diana) Martindale, Walkerton; stepson: Bob (Becky) Martindale, South Bend; stepdaughter: Susan (Jim) Lovell, Manhattan, Mont. Her grandchildren: Brian Bonnell, Shawn Bonnell, Shay Kasten, Shanna Bonnell, Britni Posthuma-VandenBossche, Kelsi Posthuma, great-grandchildren: Peyton, Ty and Ally Bonnell, Raegan Kasten, Brody Bonnell. Three brothers: Jerry (Linda) Keller, Don Keller, and Steve (Brenda) Keller.
She was preceded in death by Carl Keller, father; Mildred Keller, mother; Rod Martindale, husband; Sally Keller Griffin, sister; and Jim Keller, brother.
A gathering of family and friends will be held April 6 from 10 a.m. to noon at Odom Funeral Home in Culver. A celebration of Dollieâ€™s life will follow at 12:15 p.m. at Grace United Church of Christ with Rev AnnMarie Kneebone officiating. Private burial will take place in Culver Cemetery, Culver.
Memorial contributions may be given to Grace United Church of Christ - Culver, Plymouth Hospice Palliative Care or The Fight to End Pancreatic Cancer (www.pancan.org"www.pancan.org)