DOROTHY EIBEL (NEE WATERS) MERRILLVILLE, IN
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Dorothy Eibel (nee Waters), age 105, of Merrillville, passed away June 11, 2013. Dorothy was born in Romney, IN to Elmer R. and Sarah Waters. Dorothy graduated from Romney High School in 1926 with seven others, attended Western Academy girls school, graduated from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN in 1930, and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. Dorothy was a Home Economics teacher with the Ross Township School System, a mother and wife while the children were growing up and a teacher at Tolleston High School. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred J. Eibel. Dorothy is survived by her sons: F. Ritchey (Sally) Eibel and James A. (Susan) Eibel; grandchildren: Susanna Young, Jennifer (Dan) Vinovich, Fritz Eibel, James B. (Kytha) Eibel, Scott (Katherine) Eibel, and Sally (Matt) McQueen; great grandchildren: Lauren and David Young, Alison and Jack Vinovich, Fritz Jr., Max and Margeaux Eibel, James C. Graham, Charlie, and Bennett Eibel, Henry, and Carley and Ella McQueen. Dorothy was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma-Alumni Chapter, P.E.O.-Chapter "0", First Presbyterian Church in Merrillville and Gary for 70 years, Kappa Kappa Kappa Sorority, Methodist Hospitals Volunteers and Senior Guild. Private family services will take place on Saturday, June 22, 2013 with Burns Funeral Home in Crown Point, IN handling the services. www.burnsfuneral.com
Burns Funeral Home & Crematory
10101 Broadway Crown Point, IN 46307
Published in The Times on June 13, 2013