Dorothy E. Dexheimer, 94, of Taylorville, IL died at 1:12 pm Sunday, June 24, 2012 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. She was born September 27, 1917 in Taylorville, the daughter of Charles Jacob and Lela Pearl Clouter Walter. On april 17, 1950 she married John Phillip Dexheimer in Taylorville and he preceded her in death on November 2, 1969. she was President of Dexheimer Farms, Inc. The original farm has been in the family for 147 years. In her early years she worked for the A.S.C.S. office, Sangamon Card Company and Brent's Abstract Company. she was a member of Rural youth, First Baptist Church in Taylorville where she served as Chairman of the Kitchen Committee. She was on the Board of Deaconesses of the Church and a member of the S.P.I. Sunday school class. She was also a member of the Christian County Lady Landowners, V.F.W. Auxiliary, and the Ladies of the Moose.
She is survived by her twin Sons: Lynn Dexheimer of Morrisonville, and Lee Dexheimer and wife Denise of Assumption. Grandchildren: Alyssa Dexheimer and John Dexheimer both of Assumption. She was preceded in death by her parents, Husband, 2 Brothers, and 1 son in infacy.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, June 27, at Taylorville Christan Church with Rev. Chad Foster and Rev. Dick Wamsley officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held form 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Tuesday in McClure Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Central Illinois Food Bank, 2000 E. Moffat, Springfield, IL 62702.
Arrangements by McClure Funeral Home, Taylorville, IL.