Dorothy Weigandt

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SIDNEY — Dorothy A. "Dottie" Weigandt, age 87, of Sidney, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at Dorothy Love Retirement Center, surrounded by her loving family.

Dottie was born on Dec. 6, 1928, in Sidney to the late Royal and Augusta (Laughlin) Clark. On July 3, 1948, she married Melvin E. "Mel" Weigandt, and he preceded her in death on April 30, 2012.

Dottie is survived by two daughters, Erica (Gary) Shaffer, of Sidney, and Jennifer (Larry) Luebke, of Minster; five grandchildren, Dawn (Brandon) Roberts, Jason (Stacy) Lonsbury, Jenna Shaffer, Jordyn (Sean) Trabue and Justin Luebke; eight great-grandchildren, Caleb, Avery, Ivy and Gavin Roberts, Bryson and Adyson Lonsbury, and Cooper and Blake Lonsbury; one brother, Jack Clark, of Sidney; one sister, Patricia Anderson, of Versailles; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Brett Lonsbury; one granddaughter-in-law, Crystal Lonsbury; two brothers and eight sisters.

Dottie was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sidney. She was manager of the Men's Department at Uhlman's in Sidney for many years. For over 50 years, she and her husband, Mel, owned and operated Weigandt's Greenhouse in Sidney.

Dottie loved doing crossword puzzles, which she always did in ink and usually in less than 5 minutes, dancing, playing euchre, doing jigsaw puzzles, reading and singing. Dottie loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Her family was always first in her heart and her most valued treasure. Dottie made great friends and was loved dearly by the staff and residents at Dorothy Love. She will always be remembered for her great sense of humor.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sidney with the Rev. James Riehle as Celebrant. Burial will follow in Graceland Cemetery in Sidney.

Visitation was held on Tuesday and will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to Dorothy Love Retirement Community, 3003 W. Cisco Road, Sidney, OH 45365 in Dottie's memory.

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Published in Sidney Daily News from Oct. 23 to Oct. 26, 2016