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Dorothy Fitch

Dorothy M. Fitch

AUBURN- Dorothy M Fitch, 74, died Sunday, November 18, 2012, at Laurels of DeKalb Nursing Home in Butler.

She was born January 16, 1938, in Springfield, IL., to Olin and Dorothy (Jones) Learned.

Dorothy worked as an in home care giver for 25 years, before retiring in 2002.

She married Chloral H. M. Fitch on February 14, 1960, in Niantic, IL., and he passed away April 7, 1980.

She is survived by two daughters, Chlora (Todd) Smith of Auburn, and Tina Kidd of Springfield, IL; companion, Ron Ferguson of Tallula, IL; four grandchildren, Brittany Smith, Brock (Maranda) Smith, Braden Smith and Courtney (Donald) Wiley; 4 sisters, Cora Stover of Springfield, IL, Lola Scott of Springfield, IL, Sharon (Bud) Jenkins of Sherman, IL, and Diana (Buddy) Stone of Virden, IL; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 4 sisters, Loretta McGeath, Daisy Faulkner, Mary Beckham, Betty Fike; 4 brothers, Bruce Allyn, Jerry Cothren, Danny Learned and Art Learned.

A graveside service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield, IL with the Rev. Chuck Kurfman officiating. There is no calling.

Preferred memorials can be directed to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana.

To view and online obituary or to send condolences, visit fellerandclark.com.




Published in The State Journal-Register on Nov. 20, 2012
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