Dottie Marie Nixon, 70, South Whitley, passed away at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at her residence.
She was born on July 19, 1947, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Robert and Laura Miller.
On May 29, 1976, in Rochester, she married Michael J. Nixon. He survives.
Dottie was a graduate of Ben Davis High School, Indianapolis, and had a bachelor’s degree from Indiana Wesleyan University. She had worked as an accountant for many years at Fox Products in South Whitley. 
She attended Christ’s Covenant Church in Winona Lake for more than 30 years and had attended the Cornerstone Grace Church in South Whitley. In her leisure time, she enjoyed gardening, reading, playing golf with her husband and finding good bargains.
Survivors include her husband, Michael J. Nixon, South Whitley; children Tony and wife Stacey Hausman, Mooresville, Troy Hausman, Lebanon, and Jonathan Nixon, South Whitley; four grandchildren, Brent Hausman, Axel Hausman, Trey Hausman and Jocelyn Nixon; mother Laura Miller, Frankfort; and sister Helen “Jeanne” and husband Steve Howell, Kokomo.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Her funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at Christ’s Covenant Church, 2090 E. Pierceton Road, Winona Lake, with Pastors Edward Robertson and Rod Valentine officiating. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Lakeland Christian Academy, 1093 S. 250 East, Winona Lake, and one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Rochester. 
Arrangements are handled by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester. Online condolences may be expressed at