Dorothy Breitwieser, 84, Birdseye

Dorothy BreitwieserDorothy Breitwieser, 84, of Birdseye, died Thursday (January 23) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born November 1, 1929, in Huntingburg, to Emil and Hilda (Stieneker) Hanebutt. She married Linus Breitwieser October 15, 1953, at Salem Church in Huntingburg.

Dorothy was a homemaker, a former member of Grace Lutheran Church in Huntingburg, and attended Anderson Valley Christian Church near Birdseye

She is survived by one daughter, Betty Allen and husband Ed, Birdseye; one brother, Frederick Hanebutt and wife Kathleen, Huntingburg; two sisters, Geneva Brang, Schnellville, and Ruth Buechler, Huntingburg; and two grandchildren, Jim and George Allen.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Linus Breitwieser, who died in 1994, and one sister, Margaret Hanebutt.

Funeral services at 2 p.m. (EST) on Sunday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial following at Emanuel Lutheran “Hill Church” Cemetery near Dubois. Friends may call from 2-8 Saturday and from 1-2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Emanuel Lutheran “Hill Church” Cemetery Association. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at

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