ARDIS J. DUMMER, 82 OREGON - Ardis J. Dummer, 82, lifelong Oregon resident, died Friday August 16, 2013, in Oregon Healthcare Center. Born January 16, 1931, in Oak Grove, Wis., the daughter of Bernard and Borghild (Gaare) Pederson. Married to Charles Dummer June 24, 1948 in Davis Junction; he died January 21, 1989. Ardis attended Oregon Schools and worked at National Lock in Rockford in her earlier years. She was a member of Oregon United Methodist Church, its Naomi Circle, United Women of the church and University of Illinois Home Extension. Ardis loved traveling, camping, bingo and crafts. Survived by her son, Kenneth (Vicki) Dummer of Oregon; brothers, LeRoy Pederson of Byron and Keith Pederson of Oregon; sister, Marilyn Deming of Byron; grandchildren, Clyde (Tina) and Arlene (Steve); great-grandchildren; a great-great granddaughter; and many nieces and nephews. Also predeceased by her parents, daughter, Kristine Vaughn, grandsons, James and Tom, sister, Shirley and brothers, Larry Dale and DeWayne. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 20, in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon, preceded by a visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Pastor Bob Clardie of Lost Lake Community Church will officiate. Burial in Daysville Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon or Oregon United Methodist Church. www.farrellhollandgale.com
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Aug. 18 to Aug. 19, 2013