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Dorothy Jane Himmelberger

May 27, 1921 April 26, 2018
Dorothy Jane Himmelberger
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Obituary for Dorothy Jane Himmelberger

HIMMELBERGER, Dorothy Jane - Age 96, of Flushing, died April 26, 2018. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11AM Thursday, May 3, 2018 at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church 310 N. Cherry St., Flushing. Visitation will be 4PM- 8PM Wednesday at Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Road, Swartz Creek, where a Vigil will be held at 7PM Wednesday at the funeral home. Visitation will also be held 10 AM until the time of Mass Thursday at church. Those desiring may make contributions to Disabled American Veterans or Shriners Hospitals For Children.

Dorothy was born May 27, 1921 in Flint, the daughter of Walter and Helen (Harris) Beerman. She married Richard J. Himmelberger in Corpus Christi, TX on October 13, 1942. She received her A.B. degree in English in 1970 and her M.L.S. in 1976, both from The University of Michigan.

She was a reference librarian at U of M-Flint and had worked previously at both the Flint Public and Mott Community College libraries. She retired in 1995 after 18 years of service with the honor of Associate Librarian Emerita. Dorothy was instrumental in the appointment of U of M- Flint as one of the select sites for the Foundation Center's " Foundation Center Cooperating Collection." Dorothy was an accomplished artist, and a lover of classical music and books, as well as being uniquely gifted at her enduring inspiration, gardening.

She is survived by: daughter, Martha (Michael) Hamp; grandchildren, James Hamp, Mary (Albert) Kang, Jonathan Hamp, and Peter ( Mindy) Hamp; great grandchildren, Isabelle Kang, Andrew Kang, Joshua Hamp, and Penelope Hamp.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Richard J. Himmelberger. Online tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

2

May

4:00 PM 5/2/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/2/2018 8:00:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Miller Road Chapel

8138 Miller Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473

Sharp Funeral Homes - Miller Road Chapel
8138 Miller Road Swartz Creek 48473 MI
United States

Visitation

Thursday

3

May

10:00 AM 5/3/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/3/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church

301 Cherry St.,
Flushing, MI 48433

St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church
301 Cherry St., Flushing 48433 MI
United States

Funeral Mass

Thursday

3

May

11:00 AM 5/3/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church

301 Cherry St.,
Flushing, MI 48433

St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church
301 Cherry St., Flushing 48433 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Disabled American Veterans

Shriners Hospitals for Children

2211 N. Oak Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60707
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