Cover photo for Dolores J. Botkin's Obituary
Dolores J. Botkin Profile Photo
1923 Dolores 2019

Dolores J. Botkin

December 17, 1923 — October 20, 2019

Dolores J. Botkin, age 95, formerly from Urbana, Ohio passed away 4:15 .pm. Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Kennestone Hospital in Marietta, GA. She was born December 17, 1923 in Trenton, N.J. to Elmer and Anne (Matthews) Johnson. She is survived by children Brian (Maureen) Botkin of Marietta, GA and Shelley (Eric) Grotzinger of Pittsburgh, PA, grandchildren, Adam (Shuting) Grotzinger, Chicago, Il, Laurel (Michael) Schwartz, Santa Monica, CA, Zachary (Rachel) Botkin, Marietta, GA, Brandon Botkin, Atlanta, GA, great-grandchildren Nash, Harmon, Aidan and Aria.
She was a former co-owner of Bill's Flowers and Gifts for over 28 years, member of Church of the Epiphany, past president of The Soroptimist Club, actively involved in the Cancer Association of Champaign County, Champaign County Library, Caring Kitchen and Champaign County Historical Society and Champaign County Garden Club as well as involvement in the Manhattan Project during WWII at Princeton. She enjoyed reading, golf, gardening, travel and spending time with her family.
Family will receive friends at WALTER AND LEWIS FUNERAL HOME, Urbana on Friday October 25, 2019 from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral services will be held at Church of the Epiphany, Urbana at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, 2019 officiated by Father Tim West. Burial will be at Oakdale Cemetery. Immediately following graveside services friends may join us at Urbana Country Club. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Cancer Association of Champaign County, P.O. Box 38125, Urbana, OH 43078 or the Champaign County Library, 1060 Scioto Street, Urbana OH 43078.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dolores J. Botkin, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, October 25, 2019

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Walter & Lewis Funeral & Cremation Services

642 S. Main Street, Urbana, OH 43078

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 13

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree