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Dortha Burkhart

Sunday, January 30, 2005

ST. LOUIS - Dortha Ellen Burkhart, 74, died Jan. 27, 2005, at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter.

Born July 5, 1930, at Bernie, daughter of the late Robert Issac and Suzy Tuttle Bennett, she had been a bookkeeper for the Mercantile Bank in St. Louis.

Her husband, John Burkhart, preceded her in death on Jan. 6, 1985.

She is survived by three brothers, James Charles Bennett of Dexter, George William Bennett of Sunnyvale, Calif., and Donald Eugene Bennett of Guatemala.

Also preceding her in death were one sister, Doris Bennett; three half brothers, Leo Bennett, Norman Bennett and Robert Bennett; and two half sisters, Mary Jane Brown and Mildred Utsler.

Services were conducted Saturday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. Ed Stoner officiating.

Burial followed in Memorial Park Cemetery in St. Louis.