Donald L. Dorsey

June 2, 2014

Donald L. Dorsey 96, of Frankfort, died June 2, 2014 at St. Vincent Hospice, Indianapolis, Ind. Born May 21, 1918 in Clinton County to the late Lore W. & Edith B. (Beisel) Dorsey. He married Bonnie J. Chezem on May 28, 1939 in Lebanon and she passed on July 26, 2003. Mr. Dorsey was a 1936 graduate of Frankfort High School and was a lifelong Frankfort resident. He was an assistant postmaster for the U.S. Postal Service, working for 37 years before retiring in 1979. He was a member and elder of the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, member and past president of the N.A.R.F.E., member of Frankfort Lions Club since 1960, life member of Elks, member of Moose, T.P.A. and the former Frankfort Country Club. Mr. Dorsey was an avid golfer, having 3 holes-in-one.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be Friday, June 6, 2014 from 4-7 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday with visitation one hour before the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Kilmore Cemetery. Kelly Kurth will officiate. Memorial donations may be made to the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church Care Ministries.

Survived by:

Son: Neal (Wife Lorrie) Dorsey of Frankfort, Granddaughter: Sarah (Husband Tony) (Dorsey) Roth of Lafayette , Brother: Bruce (Wife Florence) Dorsey of rural Frankfort, 2 Sisters: Kathleen (Dorsey) Michael of rural Frankfort, Eileen (Dorsey) Stewart of rural Frankfort. Numerous nieces and nephews also survive.


5 Condolences for “Donald L. Dorsey”

  1. Pam Ayers Petrilli June 3, 2014 at 5:34 pm

    Dear Neal and Family,

    My condolences on your loss. Please know that you are all in my thoughts during this difficult time.


  2. Shirley Ricker June 3, 2014 at 9:39 pm

    Saw Don, Neal, and wife when I was in Frankfort recently. Played a lot of golf in the Friday choose-up, and Don was a part of that group. He was always a gentleman. Bonnie was also a part of the choose-up. Both were good golfers. My sympathy to the family.
    Shirley Ricker

  3. Steve Hitch June 4, 2014 at 3:07 am

    Worked with Don for many years. A very kind and decent man. Sorry for your loss

  4. Teresa Leach June 4, 2014 at 4:29 am

    So sorry for your loss. They were great neighbors to Hazel and George. We will be unable to come up and pay our respect as we will be out of town for our son’s wedding, but wanted your family to know we are so sorry for your loss.

  5. Bob & Janie Shurr June 4, 2014 at 11:55 am

    Dear Neal and Lorrie: Don was a gentleman. His joyful character was appreciated and welcomed. Our family is praying for God’s peace…the peace that passes all understanding… for your family. “Mercy unto you and peace and love be multiplied.” Jude verse 2

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