Dorothy Vietor

Dorothy Jane Vietor, 84, of Paris, passed away at 12:40 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Paris Healthcare Center. She was a homemaker and was employed at Crestwood School as the lunch secretary for 18 years and also worked at Rural King.

A funeral service is 10 a.m. Saturday, March 17, at Otterbein United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Jeff Stahl officiating. Burial follows in Edgar Cemetery. Visitation is 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 16, at the church. Stewart and Carroll Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Vietor was born April 23, 1933, in Edgar County, the daughter of the late Robert Raymond and Martha Fern Sayre Murdach. She married Glen A. Vietor Jan. 18, 1952, at the First United Methodist Church in Paris, and he passed away May 8, 1974.

Survivors include her children, Lydia Ann (Kent) Laughlin of Paris, Kelly Jane (David) McCrocklin of Paris and Raymond Allen (Donna) Vietor of Chrisman; a sister, Helen Ann Cavanaugh of Robinson; seven grandchildren, Beau Laughlin of Maui, Hawaii, Tanner Laughlin of Paris, Hannah Todd of Casey, Allison Jane McCrocklin of Paris, Paige (Russ) Camp of Paris, Cole (Chelsea) Vietor of Chrisman and Madison (Johnathan) McCarty of Paris; six great grandchildren, Ada Marie Todd, Pailynne Jo Camp, Lola Jane Camp, Cullen Jay Vietor, Conley Jude Vietor, and Asher Aiden McCarty; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Laura Beth McCrocklin; and four siblings, Robert Lee Murdach, Ruth Mary Hunter, Joyce Weger and Jack Murdach.

Mrs. Vietor was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church. Her other memberships included the Otterbein Church Ladies Group, the Rebecca Ruth Circle, Epson Sigma Alpha Sorority, the Blue Bird Society, Audubon Society, the Edgar County Home Extension, and she was active with the Red Cross. She enjoyed watching and feeding the birds, playing cards with her friends and mostly loved being around her family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Otterbein United Methodist Church or the Compassionate Food Pantry.

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