Dorothy Clare Kullman
April 20, 1931  -  September 4, 2018

Dorothy Clare Kullman

Charlie Marshall Funeral Home Chapel
2003 W. Wheeler Ave.
Aransas Pass, TX  78336
Friday, September 7, 2018
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Charlie Marshall Funeral Home
2003 W. Wheeler Ave.
Aransas Pass, TX  78336
Saturday, September 8, 2018
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Prairie View Cemetery
4618 FM 1069 South
Aransas Pass, TX  78336
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First United Methodist Church of Portland
4545 Wildcat Dr.
Portland, TX  78374

Aransas Pass, Texas

Dorothy Erwin Kullman passed away on September 4, 2018. She was born April 20, 1931 in Aransas Pass, Texas where she remained a lifelong resident. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend to many.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Kullman; grandson, Jordan Scott Kullman; parents, Winston Eli Russell Erwin and Ivy Agnes Erwin; brothers, Russell Erwin, Eugene Erwin and Leroy Erwin; and sisters, Jewel Whittaker and Ann Mires.

She is survived by her children, Darce (LuAnn) Kullman, Ronnie (Jann) Kullman, Jeffery (Kathy) Kullman and Zoe Ann (Kris) Simmons; grandchildren, Mark Kullman, Michelle (Dan) Dalton, Jason (Kendra) Kullman, Joshua (Ashley) Kullman, Zachary (Kerry) Simmons, Janna (Daniel) Delgado, Kyle Simmons and Julie Simmons; great grandchildren, Reese, Rylan, Cade, Kyndall, Masyn, Violet, Scout, Skyy, Clementine, Lola, Gehrig and Vivienne; and sister, Ivy Marie (Tootsie) Anderson.

Dorothy was a true matriarch, dedicating her life to family. She excelled at keeping her family grounded and connected. She especially loved family gatherings and getting together with her friends to play Mahjong every chance she had. Dorothy was also actively involved in her community as a member of the Lioness Club. Dorothy was deeply loved by her family. Her kind heart, uplifting spirit and wonderful sense of humor will be missed and will remain forever in our hearts.

Visitation will be held on Friday, September 7, 2018, from 12:00pm-9:00pm with the family present from 6:00pm-8:00pm at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at 2:00pm, officiated by Pastor Larry McRorey also at Charlie Marshall Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Prairie View Cemetery in Aransas Pass, Texas.

Pallbearers for the services will be: Zach Simmons, Kyle Simmons, Jason Kullman, Josh Kullman, Mark Kullman, Dan Dalton, Daniel Delgado and Mark Garland.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials made to First United Methodist Church of Portland, Texas or the charity of your choice.


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  1. Layton Glenn
    Gainesville, FL

    Your Mom was truly a wonderful lady.

  2. Deby Johnston
    Aransas Pass, TX

    Ronnie, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  3. Nancy and Don Schoenfeld
    Aransas Pass, TX

    We were so saddened to hear of the loss of sweet Dorothy. Always enjoyed being around her and playing Mah Jongg with her. She will be missed.

  4. Missy Hadden Bingenheimer
    Woodsboro, TX

    Our deepest condolences to you upon the passing of your beautiful Mother. Our thoughts and prayers will continue during this difficult time. 🙏🏻❤️
    The Hadden Family

  5. Carolyn H. Burke
    Montrose, CO

    We laughed together, we cried together, we had picnics at the harbor, played mah jongg, shopped together, made fun of waiters, and got lost in the country together, all with a joy that true friends share. You are always in my heart, Dorothy, and I love you

  6. Jeana Martin
    Corpus Christi, TX

    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother . Remember all the wonderful times and hold,those memories close. I will keep your family in my prayers.

  7. James Redmond
    Arsnsas Pass, TX

    My deepest sympathies and condolences to the family.your mother was a very sweet and humorous lady.I always enjoyed the conversations we had when we saw one another.may Jesus Bing you peace and comfort.I am working out of town and unable to attend;but my thoughts and prayers are with you.God Bless all of you and your mom.

  8. Lisa
    Aransas Pass, TX

    My sincere sympathy to the family of your lost. Dorthy will be truly missed.

  9. Jerry Davis
    Pearland, TX

    Dorothy was a lifelong friend and we shared many good memories. I’ll miss her and our long conversations.

  10. Margaret Hoese
    Aransas Pass, TX

    We were always guaranteed a smile, even a laugh, when we were around Dorothy. She was such wonderful person to be around. She sure could play a mean game of MahJongg. Peyton and I will miss her tremendously.

  11. Cissie and Jay Attaway
    Aransas Pass,, TX

    Dear Kullman Family, We loved your Mother and will miss her so much. Please accept our sincere sympathy.

  12. joe @ genevieve spears
    aransas pass, TX

    So sorry to hear about the loss of Dorothy. She will always be grandma Dot to us. We were part of her family

  13. Cathy Williams
    Victoria, TX

    Thoughts and prayers are with the entire Kullman family.
    My deepest sympathy.

  14. Marvin and Carolyn Marek
    Keller, TX

    We are so sorry to learn of the death of our beloved friend Dorothy. She was such a kind and wonderful person. Dorothy will be greatly missed by all who knew her and especially by all the members of her adorable family. God has gained another angel.

  15. Catherine Teel
    Portland, TX

    A beautiful woman with so much love to give❤️ Always made you feel loved and as if you were s part of her family❤️My children called her Grandma Kullman and adored her❤️The best definition of this wonderful woman is her family... everyone of them has her caring heart and strong spirit❤️Prayers and hugs to all❤️

  16. Paige Snider
    Rockport, TX

    I am so sorry for y’all loss. Dorothy was a wonderful and remarkable woman. Her love and strength for family and friends was never ending. She will always be truly loved and truly missed. I do imagine Heaven will be having a few rowdy games of Boo-ray and weekly Mahjong meetings from now on.

  17. Jim and Dolores Kullman
    Morgan City, LA

    We are sorry to hear of the passing of Dorthy, our heart goes out to all of her children and family.

  18. Cissie and Jay Attaway
    Aransas Pass,, TX

    Dear Kullman Family, We loved your Mother, Dorothy, and will miss her so much. Please accept our sincere love and sympathy.

  19. Rick Anderson & Barbara Litchfield
    Colorado Springs, CO

    So sad to see my favorite aunt pass. So glad that she is with her husband, parents, grandson and many friends. Enjoy the mahjong games in Heaven.

  20. Mark and Donnie Bartlett
    Ruston, LA

    Very sorry for your loss, Dorothy was a great lady. I enjoyed having her in my aerobic dancing class. She had a wonderful sense of humor. Prayers for you and yours.

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