Greenlawn Funeral Home

6750 Covington Rd., Fort Wayne, IN


Dorothy "Dot" E. Kilgus

27 February , 19192 May , 2019

Dorothy "Dot" E. Kilgus, 100, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019. Dot was born on February 27, 1919 in Columbus, IN to the late James and Florence (Parr) Kutche. She was an experienced seamstress, a dedicated caregiver, and everyone's best friend. Dot was very good natured and loved everyone. She spent her life taking care of her grandkids and helped anywhere it was needed.

Dot is survived by her children, Patricia Wetzel, Carl J. Kilgus, Anthony Kilgus, Michelle (Anwar) Kakish; grandchildren, Wendy (Larry) King, Robert Wetzel Jr., Steven Wetzel, Issa Kakish, Sarah Kakish; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; siblings, Wilbur Kutche, Gloria Jacobs, Joyce Ach, June Brooks, and Donald (Martha) Kutche; and a host of relatives and friends. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl N. Kilgus; son-in-law, Robert Wetzel; siblings, Kenneth Webb, Jeanette Reece, George Kutche, and Leonard "Star" Kutche.

Funeral service will be on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 11:00 am with visitation one hour prior at Greenlawn Funeral Home (6750 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46804). Visitation will also be on Monday, May 6, 2019 at the funeral home from 4:00 pm to 7:00pm. Burial will follow the service at Greenlawn Memorial Park.


  • Visitation Monday, 6 May , 2019
  • Visitation Tuesday, 7 May , 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, 7 May , 2019
  • Final Resting Tuesday, 7 May , 2019


Dorothy "Dot" E. Kilgus

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Donna Allshire

6 May 2019

Michelle, my thoughts are with you and your family during this time. I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. Wishing you strength and peace during this hard time.

Debbie Ach

4 May 2019

Dorothy was such a sweet lady and will be missed by her family.

Issa Kakish

3 May 2019

She was the greatest grandma ever!