Laura Pearl O'Connell Dorsett (1911 - 1992)
Birth: Mar. 20, 1911 Richland Center Fulton County Indiana
Death: May 23, 1992 Rochester Fulton County Indiana,
Burial: Citizens Cemetery Rochester Fulton County Indiana
Pearl DORSETT, 81, Waterhaven Apartments, died at 5:55 a.m. today in Fountainview
Nursing Home, Mishawaka. Arrangements are pending at Foster & Good Funeral Home,
Rochester. - Saturday, May 23, 1992 Rochester Sentinel
Services for Laura Pearl DORSETT, 81, Waterhaven Apartments, will be at 10 a.m.
Thursday at Foster & Good Funeral Home, Rochester. The Rev. Carl RICKS will officiate, and
burial will be in Citizens Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, and for an hour before services
Thursday. Memorials may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church, the First Christian
Church or the American Lung Association.
Mrs. Dorsett died at 5:55 a.m. Saturday at Fountainview Place, where she had been a
patient since May 11. She had been ill for two years.
She was born March 20, 1911 at Richland Center to J.P. and Kizzie COOPER
O’CONNELL, and had resided in this area most of her life. She also had lived in Baltimore, Md.,
for eight years and in Culver for 10 years. She was married in Rochester on Sept. 25, 1937 to Paul
C. DORSETT, who died May 18, 1958. She was a member of the ladies auxiliaries of the
American Legion, VFW and Eagles Lodge.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Carl (Patricia) ENYART, South Bend; a granddaughter,
Mrs. Randy (Susan Elaine) WRIGHT, Bloomington; two grandsons, Michael K. ENYART,
Austin, Texas, and Kent ENYART, South Bend, and five great-grandchildren. Preceding in death
were three sisters, Ina KUNTZ, Rhoda PRICE and Dolly ROTTMAN, and three brothers, Charles,
Clarence and Carl [O’CONNELL]. - Tuesday, May 26, 1992 Rochester Sentinel