Obituary: Marie E. (Rajotte) Dunlap

February 11, 1949-November 29, 2019

Marie E. (Rajotte) Dunlap, 70, of Bedford died at 2:22 p.m. on Friday, November 29, 2019.

Born February 11, 1949, in Amesbury, MA she was the daughter of Leon and Florence (Germyn) Rajotte. She married Richard “Dick” Dunlap on October 23, 1987, and he survives. Marie was a registered nurse for 27 years at the Bedford Medical Center. In 2012 she graduated from St. Mary of the Woods College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, then went on to get her master’s degree in social work from IUPUI graduating in May 2017, she then went to work for the Stone City Counseling Center. Marie was a member of the Dive Christian Church, Bedford Center for Women’s Ministry, President of Christian Motorcycles Association, a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Legion Riders.

Survivors include her husband Dick of Bedford, her children: Stacie Bennett of Ellettsville, Bryce Bennett and wife Marci of Bedford, Dichol Partlow and husband Jonathon of Noblesville, and Aimee Dunlap of Bedford; five grandchildren: Seylor, Cage, and Amelia Partlow, Brynlea, and Kaedyn Bennett; one brother, Albert Rajotte and wife Gerri of Englewood, FL; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 4th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Joe McAdams officiating. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3rd and from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Wednesday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to the Dive MPACT Youth or the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.

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