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Dorothy Helen Glassburn

Dorothy Helen Glassburn, 99, formerly of Wabash, IN, and with ties to Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021, at 9:15 a.m., at Peabody Retirement Community in North Manchester.  

Mrs. Glassburn was a 1940 graduate of Linlawn High School and a graduate of Marion Beauty College. She owned and operated Dorothy's Beauty Salon in Wabash for 33 years and also managed LaBoutique Beauty Salon. She was a member of the Evangelical United Methodist Church in Huntington. She was a former member of the Woman's Clubhouse Association and a longtime member of the Wabash Women's Bowling League. She lived in Huntington for several years and at Peabody Retirement Community the past five years.  

She was born on July 29, 1922, in Peru, to Tom and Stella Kelly Barlow. She first married Russell Barnett, and he preceded her in death. She then married Thurman Glassburn on Jan. 3, 1983. He preceded her in death in March 2021.

Survivors include two children, Phillip L. (Judy) Barnett, of Naperville, IL, and Sharon (Dewayne) Anderson, of Huntington; five grandchildren, Michele (Kurt) Landis, of Schaumburg, IL, Michael (Media) Anderson, of Fort Wayne, Michelle (Chad) Hacker and Rachel (Aaron) Kiefer, both of Huntington, and Matthew (Lindsay) Anderson, of Hyrum, UT; and five great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will take place on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, at 11 a.m., at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. Calling will take place an hour prior to the funeral service.

Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.

Memorials may be made to Woman's Clubhouse Association.

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