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Dorotha A. (Peters) Ellis (1987)


Posted By: Pat Hochstetler (email)
Date: 10/4/2017 at 09:33:37

The Stuart Herald
Stuart, Iowa
Thursday, October 8, 1987
Page 6, Column 5

Dorotha A. was born February 15, 1898 near Winterset, Iowa in Madison County to James Russell and Lilla B. (Lowe) Peters and died September 30, 1987 after a lengthy stay, at the Community Care Center at Stuart, Iowa.

She attended grade school at Winterset and high school at Stuart. After attending Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, she taught school.

On December 28, 1921 she was married to Royce P. Ellis of Stuart and they have always lived near Stuart.

Dorotha was a long-time member of the First Congregational Church of Stuart and Eastern Star.

She was the first born of a family of four girls and four boys. Preceding her in death were her parents; an infant daughter Vivian Marie son William Wayne and grandsons Darrell and David of Costa Mesa, California, three brothers and one sister.

Surviving are her husband Royce P. of Stuart; son Jack E. of Menlo; six grandchildren; three step grandchildren; three step great grandchildren; two sisters, Lucille Pauly of Eugene, Oregon and Irene Carlson of Pine River, Minnesota, and a brother Burnette Peters of Parker, Arizona.

Officiating at the October 3, 1987 services at the First Congregational Church in Stuart was Rev. George Thurman. Organ music was provided by Mrs. Wayne Miller.

Professional arrangements by Link Funeral Home, Stuart, Iowa.

Coordinator's note: Both birth and marriage records indicate that she was born in Adair County, Iowa.

Link to Gravestone Photo

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