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Dorothy Mae Weller

February 5, 1923 July 31, 2019
Dorothy Mae Weller
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Obituary for Dorothy Mae Weller

Dorothy Mae Weller, 96, of Dwight, passed away at 12:11 pm on Wednesday July 31, 2019 at Heritage Health in Dwight, IL.
Visitation will be from 10am until the time of services on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the Dwight United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be 11am also on Saturday at the church. Burial will follow the services at Oaklawn Cemetery in Dwight, IL. Memorials in her name may be left to the charity of the donor’s choice. Hager Memorial Home in Dwight is handling the arrangements.
Dorothy was born in Blackstone, IL on February 5, 1923, a daughter of Frank and Christina (Siedentop) Saville. She married John Weller in Caseyville, IL on April 23, 1947. John passed away on July 11, 2001.
Surviving are daughters, Debra (William) Beatty of Springfield, IL, Marcia (Gene) Summers of Lafayette, LA, Pamela Reynolds of Florissant, MO; sons, Robert Weller of Dwight, John E. (JoAnn) Weller of Jerseyville, IL, William Anton (Tamara) Weller of East Peoria, IL; step daughter, Donna Wessels of Fairbury, IL; 21 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, 4 step great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sister, Ellen Saville, son in law, Lynn Wessels, 1 grandchild and 1 great grandchild.
Dorothy was a National Honor Society graduate from Dwight Township High School in 1941. She then attended Gallager Business College in Kankakee, IL and the Chicago Conservatory of Music. After college she taught band up until the end of WWII. Dorothy then worked for Fairbanks Morse in Chicago until she married in 1947 and became a homemaker. She contracted polio in 1956, changing her life. She was a seamstress working out of her home and later helped her husband mow at local cemeteries. Dorothy was a member of the Dwight United Methodist Church.
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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

3

Aug

10:00 AM 8/3/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/3/2019 11:00:00 AM
Dwight United Methodist Church

701 S. Columbia St.
Dwight, IL 60420

Dwight United Methodist Church
701 S. Columbia St. Dwight 60420 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

3

Aug

11:00 AM 8/3/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 8/3/2019 12:00:00 PM
Dwight United Methodist Church

701 S. Columbia St.
Dwight, IL 60420

Dwight United Methodist Church
701 S. Columbia St. Dwight 60420 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oaklawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

N. 2300 E. Rd.
Dwight, IL 60420

N. 2300 E. Rd. Dwight 60420 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

A Charity of the Donor's Choice

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