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Dorothy Detweiler

Dorothy Detweiler, 69, of Williamsburg, passed away on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at her daughter’s home.
   She was born on March 11, 1945 in Richmond, Indiana to Vernon and Helen Baldwin Shockney and was a 1962 graduate of Williamsburg High School. She married Jon Detweiler on November 11, 1961. They were blessed with four children and 47 years of marriage before his death on April 19, 2009.
   Dorothy was formerly employed by York Casket in Lynn and co-owned & operated Detweiler’s Trophies for several years. She was devoted to her family and enjoyed cheering her kids and grandkids from the sidelines as a Bleacher Mom and Grandma.
   Dorothy will be missed by her daughter & son-in-law, Linda & Jeff Coy; sons & daughters-in-law, John & Rhonda Detweiler, Steve & Hollie Detweiler and Mark & Jennifer Detweiler; 10 grandchildren, Connor Detweiler, Olivia Detweiler, Zeb Detweiler, Kati Detweiler, Maci Detweiler, Whitney Detweiler, Betsie Sams and her husband, Ryan, Logan Perry, Dawson Perry and Carter Jon Detweiler; one great-grandson, Mason Sams; sisters, Kathy Ketron and Annie Stewart; brothers, Roy Shockney and Larry Shockney; and several nieces & nephews.
   Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, husband and two brothers, Virgil and Gary Shockney.
   Pastor Keith Vincent will conduct a funeral ceremony at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 30, at the Fountain City Wesleyan Church, 5600 US 27 North, Richmond. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery in Fountain City.
   Family and friends may gather for visitation from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 29, at the church.
   Memorial contributions may be sent to the Williamsburg Community Center, PO Box 145, Williamsburg, IN 47393.
   The Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, Fountain City, is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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Very sorry to hear about Dorothy, and sorry we didn't know until 2 June. Way back when they had the trophy bus, she was always great to work with, always knew they would complete and deliver on time, with a smile.

gordon & tricia moore Jun 2 2014 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear about Dorothy. I went to school with Dorothy and Jon, and went on many double dates with them. I will always remember the fun we had. My prayers are with you that the peace of God that passes all understanding will be yours now and in the future. Beckie Crowe

Beckie Crowe May 31 2014 12:00 AM

Linda, Steve, Mark and John:
Thank you all for sharing Dorothy with us.  It was always a pleasure to be in her presence and for all the contributions she gave to our community.  Sorry we could not be present but please be assured you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time.
Blessings
Frank and Mae Monroe

Frank and Mae Monroe May 30 2014 12:00 AM

Thanks to all of you for sharing Dorothy with us.  It was always a pleasure to be in her company and enjoy her spirited attitude.  We will always remember all of the contributions she made to make our community a better place to live.  Sorry we cannot be with you at this time but please be assured you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Frank and Mae Monroe

Frank and Mae Monroe May 30 2014 12:00 AM

Thank you for sharing your Mother with us.  We will always remember her contributions to our community. Sorry we can't be there but know you will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Frank and Mae Monroe

Frank and Mae Monroe May 30 2014 12:00 AM

My thoughts and Prayers to all of the family.
Such a beautiful lady inside and out

Penny McKinney Harrison May 29 2014 12:00 AM

So very sorry to hear of Dorothy's passing , I worked with her at York for many years. She was a kind and giving person what a privilege it was to know and work with her for so long , prayers to your family.

Bill Parker May 29 2014 12:00 AM

My condolences.  Your mom was a sweet lady!

Cheryl Newland May 28 2014 12:00 AM

Dorothy was a great lady. She and Jon were such good neighbors for many years. My heart goes out to all of the family in your time of loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Martha Paul May 28 2014 12:00 AM

I'm so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing.  I have so many good memories of growing up at your house in Williamsburg!  She was such a sweet and beautiful woman.  My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Jane Blunk Swearingen May 27 2014 12:00 AM

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