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Dorothy Jane Pultz

March 24, 1934 — July 6, 2023

PULTZ, Dorothy Jane, age 89, of Oakwood, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2023. Dorothy was born on March 24, 1934 in Miamisburg, OH to the late Earl and Ethel (Kauffman) Schram. She graduated from the Patterson Co-Op and was founder and director of The Early Learning Tree Children’s Center for over 52 years. Dorothy was a member of the Oakwood Rotary Club, a Paul Harris Fellow, Friend of Smith Gardens, supporter of the Dayton Humane Society, and a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

She was preceded in death by her brother, Delmar Schram (1993). Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Karen (John) Stemen of Virginia; sons, Bobby (Lesa) Pultz of California, and David (Dorothy) Pultz of Michigan; granddaughters, Carly and Mary; grandsons, Jordan, Kyler, Nick, and Nate; niece and nephew, Sandy and Stephen; co-administrator and friend, Ann Harlow. In addition to love she shared with her children and grandchildren; Dorothy’s advocacy and support of the education of young children has impacted thousands of families in more than 50 years of service to the community. 

Family will receive friends following services that begin at 1PM on Sunday, July 23 at ROUTSONG FUNERAL HOME, 2100 E STROOP RD, KETTERING.  In lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to Oakwood Rotary Club Foundation, PO Box 512, Oakwood, OH 45409.

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Sunday, July 23, 2023

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