Dorothy A. ‘Dot’ Brueggeman

OLATHE — Dorothy A. “Dot” Brueggeman, 85, of Olathe passed away Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at Good Samaritan Society in Olathe.

Dorothy Ann Brueggeman was born on Jan. 16, 1936, to John Asher and Elsie Elizabeth (Ehlers) Brueggeman in Parsons. As a young girl, she grew up and attended school in Parsons, graduating from Parsons High School in 1954. 

She continued her education at University of Kansas, earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education. For over 22 years, Dorothy taught at the Kansas School for the Deaf. 

In her early years, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Parsons. For many years, she was a member of Blue Valley Baptist Church in Olathe. She enjoyed Bible study and flower gardening.

She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, John Brueggeman, Paul Brueggeman, George Brueggeman and David Brueggeman; and four sisters, Mildred Hazell, Frances Holder, Alice Loyd and Gloria Holler.

A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Oakwood Cemetery in Parsons. Services are under the direction of the Forbes-Hoffman Funeral Home of Parsons.

A memorial service will be at a later date at the Blue Valley Baptist Church Ridgeview Campus in Olathe.

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