Butler County Times Gazette
  • Obituary: Dorothy Fouts

  • Dorothy Fouts, 92, of Wichita, died on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.
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  • Dorothy Fouts, 92, of Wichita, died on Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at Comfort Care Home in Wichita.
    Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2013, at Koup Family Funeral Home; funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Koup Family Funeral Home in Eureka, with Chaplain Bill Eichelberger of Good Shepherd Hospice officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery.
    She was born on June 23, 1920, in Advance, Mo., the daughter of Conrad and Daisy (Moss) Buckley. She was raised in Advance and Idaho. On Dec.5, 1938, she was united in marriage to Albert Fouts in Idaho. They later made their home in Galesburg and Cherryvale, Kan. In the late 1950's they moved to the Piedmont area, where Dorothy worked at the Eureka Nursing Center, the Beaumont Hotel, and Cessna. They later moved to Douglass. She retired in 1982. Albert preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 1998.
    Dorothy is survived by: three sons, Jim Fouts of Salem, Ill., Sam Fouts of Augusta, and Roy Fouts of Douglass; six daughters, Anna Eberl of Fort Collins, Colo., Connie Wunderlich of Piedmont, Betty Davis of Coffeyville, Billie Martin of Douglass, Deniese Jones of Augusta, and Ruth Lillibridge of Rose Hill; 30 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and her 4 great-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, two brothers, and four grandchildren.
    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice or the Alzheimer's Association. Contributions may be sent in care of Koup Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 595, Eureka, KS 67045, which was in charge of service arrangements.

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