Merlyn DeWitt 1926 - 2002
Merlyn Albert DeWitt was born July 9, 1926 at Denver, Colorado the son of Shelton Isaac DeWitt and Elizabeth Martha Crosby DeWitt. He was retired from Western Union and served with the US Army during World War II. He died at his residence on August 30, 2002 at the age of 76 years.
Survivors: 2 Sons: Merl Lynn DeWitt of Lavergne, Tennessee, Gary L. (Terry) DeWitt of Washinton; 2 daughters Vickie L. Grody of Los Angelos, California and Jackie Sue Sites of Anchorage, Alaska; 10 Grandchildren; 10 Great Grandchildren; 1 Sister Shirley Henderson of Lipscomb, Alabama
Preceded in Death by: Parents, 1 Sister
Funeral: Gathering of Friends onSeptember 7, 2002 at 6:00 P.M. at Country Kettle Restaurant
Eugene Diblik 1927 - 2002
Eugene August Diblik was born April 2, 1927 at Chicago, Illinois the son of Frank Diblik and Tillie Budilovsky Diblik. He married Shirley Ann Peters at Berwyn, Illinois on June 17, 1950 and had resided in the Lakeview area since moving from Berwyn, Illinois in 1990. He served with the US Army during World War II and worked at Sorg Financial Printing Company for 40 years.
Survivors: Wife: Shirley Diblik; 1 son Roy (Rita) Diblik of Springfield, Wisconsin; 1 daughter Leanne (Dan) Felson of Napierville, Illinois; 2 grandsons Kurt & Mark Felson of Napierville, Illinois.
Preceded in Death by: Parents
Janice Dilts 1936 - 2002
Janice Marguerite Dilts was born December 31, 1936 at Independence, Iowa the daughter of Ralph Zimpher and Frances Morrison Zimpher. She married Homer Fred Dilts at Independence, Iowa on February 13, 1955. Mrs. Dilts entered into eternal rest on February 16, 2002 at Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 65.
Survivors: Husband; Homer Fred Dilts of Theodosia, MO; 2 sons Danny Dilts of Theodosia, MO and Kurt Dilts of Jessup, Iowa; 2 daughters Lynn Majereus (Andrew) of Carroll, Iowa and Sheila (Gary) Fangman of Independence, Iowa; 4 Grandchildren; 1 sister Mrilyn Johnson of Independence, Iowa
Preceded in Death by: Parents, 2 Brothers
Memorials: Cancer Society or Kidney Foundation
Helen Mary DiMeo 1919 - 2003
Helen Mary DiMeo was born February 10, 1919 at Duluth, MN to Charles Henry Schroder and Helen Theresa Blau Schroder. She married Saverio DiMeo on November 1, 1947 at Liverpool, Ohio and she was a homemaker. She was a resident of Clarkridge, AR since moving from Pottsdown, PA in 1971. She was a graduate of Milwaukee Downer College and was a member of St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church. Helen Mary DiMeo entered into eternal rest on April 13, 2003 at Clarkridge, AR at the age of 84 years, 2 months and 3 days
Survivors: She is survived by 3 brothers, Dr. John Richard Schroder of Janesville, WI, C.R. Robert Schroder of Capac, MI, and W.T. Tom Schroder of Colorado Springs, CO, and 17 nieces and nephews.
Preceded in Death by: She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Visitation: Visitation will be at Kirby - Boaz Funeral Home, Wednesday, 9:00 until the service time.
Funeral: Funeral Mass for Helen Mary DiMeo, 84, will be Wednesday, 10:00 AM at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church with Reverend Stan Swiderski officiating.
Burial: Burial will be in Bentley Ridge Cemetery
Memorials: Hospice of the Ozarks.
Active Bearers: John Gan, Bill Kwilinski, Bob Lammers, Harlan Rech, Carl Schefdore, and Mike Crimmins.
Stephen Dlawich 1909 - 2002
Stephen Zigmund John Dlawich was born April 17, 1909 at Chicago, Illinois the son of Louis Dlawichowski and Lottie Dlawichowski. He married Isabelle Domanski on May 30, 1953 at Camden, Arkansas and had resided in the Mountain Home area since moving from Camden in 1980. He served with the US Navy during World War II and was a former maintenance supervisor for Chicago Parks District for 33 years. He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic church and a life member of American Legion Post 3419 and past commander. He died at Baxter Regional Medical Center on July 3, 2002 at the age of 93.
Survivors: 1 brother Marion Dlawich of Chicago, Illinois and a special friend, Garnet Malatesta
Preceded in Death by: parents, wife, 3 brothers and 5 sisters
Funeral: July 5, 2002 at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church at 10;00 AM with Reverend James Famrak officiating.
Burial: Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery
in Mountain Home, Arkansas
Richard Carl Doerr 1929 - 2002
Richard Carl Doerr of Mountain Home was born on May 26, 1929 at Pittsburgh, PA. to "Carl and Susie Davey Doerr. He was married to Elizabeth Wright and retired after a career in the US Air Force. He was a WWII Veteran with the Air Force. He moved to Mountain Home in 1997 from Rialto, California. He passed away at Baxter Regional Medical Center on May 27, 2002 at the age of 73 years and 1 day.
Survivors: 3 Sons - Edward Doerr of Rialto, Calif., Robert Doerr of San Bernardino, Calif. and Richard Doerr of Bend Oregon, 1 Daughter - Debra J. Doerr of San Bernardino, Calif. 1 Grandchild and 1 Great Grandchild. and 1 Sister - Mabel Chapman of Texas.
Preceded in Death by: Parents, Wife, and 1 Grandchild.
Burial: Burial was in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California.
Maurice Dolfen April 9, 1914 - February 28, 2003
Maurice Dolfen was born April 9, 1914 in Belgium to Julian Dolfen and Eugene Unk - Dolfen. He was a salesman and a bread truck driver. He married Betty Jean Lovelace July 1, 1988 in Midway, Arkansas
Survivors: Two Daughters: Pat Dolfen, Maureen Drisner, Two Grandchildren: Katheryn Cale, Jenine O'sullivan
Preceded in Death by: Parents, two sisters
Emma E. Dorman -
Emma Electra Dorman was born April 26, 1908 to Richard and Emma Mendenhall McMakin. She married Guy P. Dorman at Bowie, Texas on May 12, 1929 and was a homemaker. She had resided in the Mountain Home area since moving from Yuba City, California in 1991. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church and was a devoted wife and mother who will remain in the hearts of her family forever. Emma Electra Dorman entered into eternal rest on October 20, 2002 at Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 94 years, 5 months and 24 days. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband a grandson Robby Moncrief, 4 brothers and 3 sisters. She is survived by:
2 Sons: S. A. Dorman of Marysville, California R. B. Dorman & wife Kathy of Galt, California
1 Daughter: Charlene Moncrief of Mountain Home, Arkansas
6 Grandchildren 17 Great Grandchildren 6 Great Great Grandchildren
3 Sisters: Gracie Shaw of Wimberly, Texas Mozelle Denson of Seattle, Washington Lona Stanley & husband Charles of Denver, Colorado
Melvin Droste 1921 - 2002
Melvin Albert Droste was born July 17, 2002 at Waverly, Iowa the son of William Henry Droste and Helen Ottilie Wollenschlager Droste. He married Travis Lee Hoover at Fairbanks, Alaska on May 25, 1965 and had resided in the Lakeview area since moving from Fairbanks in 1981. He served with the US Navy during World War II and was a former computer salesman. He was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church and Hoevel - Barnet VFW Post #1341. He died at Baxter Regional Medical Center on July 17, 2002 at the age of 80.
Survivors: 2 Sons: Michael (Dawn) Droste of Azle, Texas, Mark (Erika) Droste of Livonia, Michigan; 3 daughters Renee Ludeke of Tucson, Arizona, Marlene DeMeyer of Missoula, Montana and Denise Droste of S. Lake Tahoe, California; 16 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren
Preceded in Death by: Parents, wife, 1 brother
Funeral: Friday at 2:00 PM at Redeemer Luthern church with Reverend Kenneth Taglauer officiating.
Burial: St. Pauls Lutheran Cemetery
in Waverly, Iowa
Martha Louise DuBois 1923 - 2003
Martha Louise DuBois was born July 2, 1923, at Manchester, Iowa, to George and Violet Eckler Blosch. She married Dale DuBois on January 11, 1950 at Galena, Illinois. She was a Homemaker. Martha Louise DuBois lived in Midway since 1999 moving from Batesville, Arkansas. She was a Methodist.
Survivors: She is survived by 3 Sons: Bruce DuBois (Betty) of Jonesboro, Arkansas, Harry Dean Blosch (Wilma) of Purcell, Ok and Butch Blosch. 4 Daughters: Cathy Sease (Larry) of Marshaltown, Iowa, Nancy Mitchel (Larry) of Conrad, Iowa, Nanette Gaines (Lyle) of Waterloo, Iowa and Dawn Wright (Garry) of Midway, Arkansas. 17 Grandchildren and numerous Greatgrandchildren.
Preceded in Death by: Parents, Husband, 1 Grandson, 3 Brothers, and 2 Sisters.
Visitation: Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until service time at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be at 6:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 1, 2003 at Calvary Bible Church with Pastor Roy Crane officiating.
Burial: Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday in Garden of Memories in Waterloo, Iowa
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Calvary Bible Church Midway, Arkansas.