BLUFFTON — Dorothy Crist Hensel, age 93, died on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 5:40 a.m. at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.

She was born on Oct. 31, 1923 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana to Daniel E. and Glazel (Kline) Erwin and they preceded her in death. On July 14, 1941 she married Hobart L. Crist and he died on April 9, 1966. She later married Dennis Hensel on Sept. 19, 1981 and he died in March of 2002.

Dorothy retired from Kenton Savings Bank where she worked as a teller. She was a member of the Bethel Church of Christ, Ada.

Surviving are two sons, Thomas (Lynn) Crist of Arlington, and Mike (Lachelle) Crist of Dunkirk; a daughter-in-law, Joyce Crist of Troy, Michigan; seven grandchildren, Kevin (Mandi) Crist, Kyle (Heather) Crist, Korey (Kerry) Crist, Brock Crist, London Crist, Jeff (Regina) Crist and Jason (Christa) Crist; twelve great grandchildren; two great-great granddaughters; and a brother-in-law, Bus Wirbel of Kenton.

She was preceded in death by a son, Jerry L. Crist; a brother, Robert Erwin; and a sister, Mary Wirbel.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 9, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada with Pastor Gregg King officiating. Burial will be in Dunkirk Cemetery, Dunkirk.

Friends may from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 8, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada and until time of service on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Home Health & Hospice, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay, Ohio 45840.

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Arrangements are by Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada