Dorthy “Dot” Beckner has gone home to be with the Lord on January 3rd, 2017 Dot was born April 25th 1953 in Wichita, Ks to Joe and Imogene Danler. She lived in Wichita until 1972 moved to Emporia Ks where she worked, attended college, and was involved in the Big Brother’s, Big Sister program.
In 1988 she moved to Lawrence, Ks. Went to college, worked at CLO, was a nanny, and worked at Vangent. She loved spending time with her husband and grandkids most of all. She spent time reading, swimming, working and many other busy activities. She enjoyed her hours doing volunteer work through Big Brothers Big Sisters and Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church.
Dot is survived by her husband Gary Beckner, son Jason of Emporia and his wife Christy, son Jarric of Lawrence, and his wife Melissa. Three grandchildren, Nick, Maddie, Emporia and Grayson, Lawrence.
Dot had five sisters, Lillie Unruh and Hubby Terry of Wichita, Dixie Lacy Branson, MO, Rose Barrileaux Houston, TX, Mary Myers and husband Dennis Sedalia, CO. Janet Reed Lawrence, Ks, six Brothers, Dave Danler, Hank Danler and wife Nancy, Ken Danler, Joe Danler, all of Wichita, Dennis Danler and Wife Brenda of Harlingen, Tx.
She was proceeded in death by her parents Joe and Imogene Danler and brother Paul Danler of Wichita, Ks
Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church in Lawrence.
Memorial contributions can be sent to Arthritis Foundation and or the Lawrence Humane Society and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.