Family Login:

Dorothy Elaine (Dottie) (Carrier) Shinn

Pause One True Love by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
Share This Obituary
Resources

Send Flowers
 Click Here to Order Flowers, Sympathy Cards & Unique Gifts


Memories & Candles

“Dottie was one of our favorite customers at Bob Evans on Coliseum, she always ate her pie first to make sure she had room....She will be missed sorry...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: A friend

“Linda and Rich: I attempted to send an e mail to Linda, but I am not sure that it went through. We are very sorry to learn of you mother's passing....Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Stan Hood - Fort Wayne, IN

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: American Heart Association

“I went to school with Richard Shinn in Fort Wayne IND My condolences to you Rich on the loss of your mother.Jane Peters Hall ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Jane Peters Hall - Fort Wayne, IN


Dorothy Elaine "Dottie" (Carrier) Shinn, 98 passed away February 9, 2019 in Indianapolis, IN. Dottie was born in Dixon, Ohio May 12, 1920, the daughter of Floyd and Florence (Clem) Carrier. After graduating from Convoy High School she moved with her family to Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1940. She married Richard K. "Dick" Shinn, son of Mr. & Mrs. Russell Shinn. While Dick served in WWII, Dottie worked at the General Electric Co. and upon his return she became a homemaker and an exceptional mother. Dottie is survived by her daughter, Linda Jane Shinn, of Indianapolis, Indiana and son, Richard Gale Shinn of Rancho Mirage, California, and many loving nieces, nephews and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Richard, and two brothers, Paul and Ralph Carrier. There will be no visitation or funeral services for Dottie and burial will be private at Lindenwood Cemetery in Fort Wayne, IN. In lieu of flowers the family request memorial gifts be directed to the American Lung Association, American Heart Association or American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. D O McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home is entrusted with these arrangements. www.mccombandsons.com