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Rita J. Dorsam, age 54, of Haysville, Indiana, passed away at 1:38 p.m. on Monday (October 26, 2015) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana.

Dorsam, RitaRita was born in Columbus, Indiana on May 2, 1961 to Clain and Clara (Andrews) Casey, and after their death she was raised by her adoptive parents, Homer and Betty Casey.

Rita worked for Stens Corporation.

She enjoyed spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.


Two daughters,

Amber Coates, and her husband Cleveland “Bear”, Conway, SC

Janie Cunningham, and her husband Matthew, Charlestown, IN

One son,

Sebastian Dorsam, Jasper, IN

One step-daughter,

Angela Dorsam, Loogootee, IN

One step-son,

Kurt Dorsam, Haysville, IN

Seven grandchildren

Four step grandchildren


Russell Dorsam, Haysville, IN

Adoptive parents,

Homer and Betty Casey, Lexington, IN

One sister,

Lisa Bricker, and her husband, Dwight, Pekin, IN

Two brothers,

Gregory Andrews, and his wife, Tammie, Clarksville, IN

James Casey, and his wife, Melissa, Clarksville, IN

Preceding her in death are her parents Clain and Clara Casey.

Funeral services for Rita J. Dorsam will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday (October 30, 2015) at Christ Lutheran Church in Haysville, Indiana, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday (Oct. 29, 2015) at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper.

Memorial contributions may be made to the wishes of the family.

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