Kathryn L. (Anderson) Dove

July 29, 1944 ~ February 5, 2019 (age 74)


Butler: Kathryn L. Dove, 74, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Laurels of DeKalb, Butler.  She was born July 29, 1944 in Kankakee, IL to the late Donald F. and Marjorie L. (Bryant) Anderson.

Kathryn graduated from Butler High School Class of 1962.  She was united in marriage to Larry L. Dove on April 11, 1964 at the Butler United Methodist Church in Butler and he survives.  She worked for over 20 years at Magnavox in Garrett. She was an EMT for the Butler EMS when it began in Butler.  She bowled in leagues for many years, was a member of the Ener-Jets (DeKalb County Extension Homemakers). She enjoyed coffee with her friends, crocheting and attending grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s events.  Kathryn was a devoted Elvis Presley fan.

She is survived by her husband Larry L. Dove of Butler, two sons; Scott L. (Amanda) Dove of Kendallville and Neil D. (Rose) Dove of Woodburn, IN.,two daughters; Tracey (Mike) Hawkins of Butler and Angela Dove of Butler.Also surviving are ten grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren, two brothers; Keith (Cindy) Anderson of Auburn and Mike (Deb) Anderson of Butler, one sister; Barb (Randy) Reinhart of Nelson, MO.  She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister; Shirley Beatty, one grandson; Coty Parsons and one great-granddaughter; Audra Hawkins.

Funeral Services for Kathryn L. Dove will be held at 11am Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Butler United Methodist Church, 501 W. Green St. Butler, with Pastor Dean Blimline officiating the service. Burial will follow in Butler Cemetery. Calling will be held 1 hour prior to the services starting at 10am.Visitation will be Friday, February 8, 2019 at H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home, 212 N. Broadway, Butler from 3 - 7pm.

Family requests memorials to be given in memory of Kathryn L. Dove to: Eastside Area Community Foundation and/or DeKalb County Humane Shelter.

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February 8, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home
212 N. Broadway
Butler, IN 46721

Funeral Service
February 9, 2019

11:00 AM
Butler United Methodist Church
501 W. Green St.
Butler, IN 46721


DeKalb County Humane Society/Shelter
5221 US Highway 6, Butler IN 46721

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