Menard County Review, Friday, April 20, 1979
Mrs. Showalter dead at age 61
Dorothy M. Showalter of Fancy Prairie died at 8:45 a.m. Monday April 16 at St. John's Hospital, Springfield. She was 61 years old.
She was born June 29, 1917, the daughter of William H. and Louella Humphries Greer. She had been a custodian at Fancy Prairie Elementary School for several years.
Surviving are her husband, Frank; four daughters, Miss Delores Showalter of Fancy Prairie, Mrs. Diane Hipsher of Fort Collins, Colo.; Mrs. Gail Miller of Elkhart and Mrs. Sharon Mitts of Fancy Prairie; two sisters, Mrs. Kay Baugher of Athens and Mrs. Audrey Ratliff of Greenview; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18 at Mott and Henning Funeral Home, Athens, with Rev. Charles Hendricks and Rev. James Thompson officiating. Burial was in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Williamsville.
Memorials may be made to the Fancy Prairie Basic Life Support Unit.
Transcribed by:Rajean Gallagher