Dorothy Lou (Chrisman) Dolbee

October 1, 1938 ~ April 3, 2020 (age 81)


Dorothy L. (Chrisman) Dolbee, 81, of Danville, passed away from this earth age to be with her Lord (4/3/2020) with her family by her side.

She was born October 1, 1938 in Westville, the daughter of Warren T and Mary (Bodart) Chrisman. 

She married Raymond (Roy) Dolbee, Jr. on Oct. 21, 1956, he survives.  Also surviving, a son; Robert W Dolbee of Danville, grandson; Dustin R Dolbee of Danville, daughter-in-law; Jennifer Dolbee of Knoxville, TN, 5 step-grandchildren; Michael (Tammy) Hurt of Knoxville TN, Paula Dolbee, Samantha (Heath) Eldridge, Jason Crawley all of Catlin, Augustine Marie Katheryn Griffith, Jamaal M Shaw of Danville, IL, 2 great-grandsons; Adrian Dakota Dolbee and Bentley Jacob Dolbee, 5 step-great-grandchildren; Gavin and Graham Hurt, Hayden and Harper Eldridge and Jaxsyn Crawley, a nephew; Jake (Flo) Chrisman, 2 nieces; Julie Crosier and Andrea Auxier both of Jacksonville, FL, as well as, many cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, stepmother, a son, Donald, an infant brother, a brother; Larry and his wife Christine Chrisman, nephew; Tony Chrisman-Hafner, several aunts, uncles and cousins.


She graduated from Westville High and a member of the O.W.L. Society. Worked in the offices of the ASCS, State Lumber & Construction and Interstate Motor Freight System, retiring to work alongside her husband. She enjoyed cooking, embroidering and traveling. She will dearly be missed.


“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” John 3:16.


As per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded and a private memorial to be held later.  Rortvedt Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made of the donor’s choice or in Dorothy’s name to DAV. P. O. Box 14301 Cincinnati. OH 45250-0301 or by logging onto

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