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Dorothy F. Ross, 94, Lucerne, passed away at 9:23 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, at Pulaski Healthcare Center in Winamac. Born Dec. 24, 1922, in Pulaski County, she was the daughter of the late Carl and Emma "Della" (Reinholt) Morrison. Dorothy was a 1940 Monterey High School graduate.
On May 10, 1942, she married Joseph D. Ross. He preceded her in death on June 19, 1996. Dorothy was formerly employed at the Winamac Dime Store, Fred's Restaurant in Lucerne and she also worked in the cafeteria at the Lucerne High School. She was a member of Zion United Methodist Church in Lucerne and the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary in Winamac. Dorothy was also a member and past president of the Lucerne Home Extension Club for many years. Dorothy enjoyed crocheting and fishing in her younger years.
Survivors include her daughters, Sandra Weldy (Bob) of Winamac and Carolyn Teyner (Mike) of Lucerne; grandchildren, Sherrie Teyner Williams (John) of Florida, Kenan Mayhew of Florida, Steve Teyner (Camie) of Lucerne and Lisa Long (Rusty) of Oklahoma; and great-grandchildren, Paige, Joey, Cole, Clayton, Lainie, Lillie and Isabella.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Ross; brothers, Ted, Howard, John and Joseph Morrison; and a sister, Mary Hinderlider.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, at Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Home, Royal Center Chapel, with Pastor Tim Minnick officiating. Burial will be at McKinley Memorial Gardens.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 11, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Zion United Methodist Church. Please sign the online guestbook or leave a condolence for the family at www.ransfuneralhomes.com.
Published on September 7, 2017
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