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Dorothy I. (Bowen) Schmelzer

October 17, 1926 ~ December 23, 2020 (age 94)


nee Bowen, resident of Matteson, IL. 
Devoted wife of 68 years to the late Donald Schmelzer; loving mother of Debby (Eric) Gleason, Donnie (Joey) Schmelzer

and the late Dorene I. Strilko (Companion of Gene DeLuca);

cherished Grandmother of Bobby, Billy and Danny (Camille) Hutchison and Chris (Jennifer) Schmelzer;

dear Great-Grandmother of Angeline and Tim Schmelzer and Mya Hutchison;

dearest sister of the late Charles Bowen; kind aunt of many nieces and nephews. 

Family will meet for a private graveside service Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at 10:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Matteson IL.

Arrangements entrusted to Hirsch West End Funeral Home 50 Westwood Drive, Park Forest, IL 60466

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Graveside Service
December 30, 2020

10:00 AM
Zion Lutheran Cemetery

Matteson, IL

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