FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services
6557 N Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, IN
DOROTHY JEAN KONOW, 90, passed away Saturday, May 15, 2021. Born on the family farm in Hoag -land, Ind., Dorothy was a daughter of the late Herman and Christina Mailand. She graduated from Hoagland High School, class of 1949. Dorothy absolutely loved her job of 29 years as a school bus driver. After her career with Fort Wayne Lutheran Schools and Fremont Community Schools she retired in 2003. Dorothy was a member of Ascension Lutheran Church and was for many years active in several church choirs. She enjoyed gardening, bowling, playing euchre, and UNO, square dancing, and cheering on her favorite sports teams. She loved her family and cherished the time spent with her grandchildren. Surviving are her husband of 68 years, Donald Konow; children, David (Tonya) Konow, Daniel (Julia) Konow, Susan Schible, Michele (William) Brothers, Mark Konow; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; siblings, Eugene (Shirley) Mailand, and Anita Stock. Dorothy was preceded in death by her siblings, Gertrude Young, Wilmer "Bud" Mailand; and in-laws, James Stock, and James Young. Service is 11 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 2021, at Ascension Lutheran Church, with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, 2021, at FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 6557 N. Clinton St. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne, Ind. Memorials may be made to Ascension Lutheran School or Heartland Hospice.

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Published by Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 17, 2021.
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FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services
6557 N Clinton Street, Fort Wayne, IN
Ascension Lutheran Church
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What a special lady, she was kind and sweet always. We were lucky to call her Aunt Dorthy . We have a multitude of childhood memories with her in them. Rest in piece with our Heavenly Father Aunt Dorothy. Love, Kevin and Cindy
Kevin Stock
May 19, 2021
Your Mom was such a lovely and extraordinary person, Shelly. We feel truly blessed to have had the opportunity to get to know her and your Dad over the years. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time. We hope you find comfort in the coming days through beautiful memories of your beautiful Mom shared with each other as a family. She lives on in all of you, so find her there, in each other.
Tom, Christa and Madison Brothers
May 18, 2021
Christi Konow and Sandy Brady
May 17, 2021
Don & family - Our thoughts and prayers are with you, she was such a beautiful person and mentor, her years of dedication and the fun we had at Legion Post 423 will never be forgotten.
Beverly Mozena & family
May 17, 2021
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