Dorothy B. Rowland
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BUCYRUS: Dorothy B. Rowland, 86 of Bucyrus passed away early Thursday morning, December 6, 2012 in her residence. Dorothy was born on February 8, 1926 to the late Ray Arland and Naomi May (Morton) Volkmer. On June 29, 1952 she married Ellsworth Isaac "Hap" Rowland who preceded her in death on January 16, 2007.
Dorothy is survived by her children, Sharon Kay Hildreth, Robert Ray (Bernice) Rowland, Terry Lee Rowland, and Randy Wayne Rowland all of Bucyrus; her grandchildren, Shawn (Veronica) Hildreth of Bucyrus, Carrie Rowland of Chillicothe, Trenton (Stephanie) Rowland of Bucyrus, Travis (Annette) Rowland of Alabama, Timmy Hildreth of Marion, and Tara Rowland of Delaware; and 11 great grandchildren; and her brother, Gerald "Jerry" Volkmer of Bucyrus; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Dorothy is preceded in by her grandson, Kenneth Hildreth; and her sister-in-law, Karen Volkmer; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Robert and Shannon Rowland, brother-in-law, Gene Rowland, brother and sister-in-law, George and Florence Christman, and sister-in-law, Marilyn Lohr.
Dorothy lived her entire life here in the community and retired from the Bucyrus City Schools. She was a member of the Ladies of the Moose and enjoyed collecting cardinals, bells, bird watching, her flowers, vacationing in the winter months in Florida, and most of all, spending time with her family and her dog "Sammy"
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2 -5 pm in the funeral home. Funeral Services will be held on Monday at 11 am in the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home with Pastor David Bliss officiating, burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.
The family has requested memorial contributions be given to Crawford County Humane Society or
through the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be left at munzpirnstill.com
Published in the Telegraph-Forum on Dec. 7, 2012