Dorothy L. Warta

1924 ~ 2020 (age 95)


            Dorothy L. Warta, age 95, of Taylorsville, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020 at Gordon Hospice House in Statesville.

            Dorothy was born December 1924 in New York, the daughter of the late Joseph John Waldeck and Ernestine Esther Lowry Waldeck.

            She was a homemaker and also worked as a bank teller. She was a member of Mt. Pisgah Lutheran Church in Bethlehem. She enjoyed various types of needlework. She also enjoyed cooking and baking for her friends and family. Dorothy loved her family dearly, and loved to travel across the country in their motor-home with her husband.

            Including her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Dr. Clarence E. Warta and her brother, Herbert Waldeck.

            Those left to cherish and honor her memory include: her daughters, Stephanie W. Wilson and husband, Richard, of Hickory; Melanie Stroud and husband, John, of Statesville; her son, Keith J. Warta and wife, Heidi, of Wilkesboro; her grandchildren, Aaron Stroud and wife, Kayla; Amanda Marshall and husband, Chris; her great-grandchildren, Corrie Marshall and Ethan Stroud; two nieces and three nephews; her step-grandchildren, Chastity Rumburg Finley, Kati Rumburg; her step-great-grandchildren, Ty Finley, Layne Finley and Macie Prestipino.

             A Celebration of Life service will be held at 4 p.m., Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Mt. Pisgah Lutheran Church. Revs. Mike Stone and Aaron Stroud will officiate. Inurnment will be in the church columbarium at a later date.

            Memorials may be made to: Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625 or to The Salvation Army.

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            Adams Funeral Home and cremation services is honored to be serving the Warta Family.

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Celebration of Life
July 22, 2020

4:00 PM
Mt. Pisgah Lutheran Church
9379 NC Hwy. 127
Hickory, , NC 28601

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