Butler County Times Gazette
  • Obituary: Dorothy M. Austin

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  • Dorothy M. Austin, 92, homemaker of Douglass, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 in Whitewater.
    Graveside service at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at the Douglass Cemetery.
    Dorothy was born in Springfield, Mo. on Oct. 19, 1920, to the late Flossie (Reeser) and Harry Shunk.
    On Aug. 18, 1938 in Neosho, Mo. she married Leroy Austin.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy, her parents, her sons, Leroy Jr. and Ray Austin; and three sisters.
    She is survived by: son, Larry Austin; daughters, Joyce Henzel, Shirley Nelson, Frances Zellers, and Patricia Emser; 11 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren.
    Memorial donations to the Douglass Library.
     
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