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DOROTHY M. MYERS

Dorothy Mae Myers, 87, died at 12:33 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 1, 2007) at Miller's Merry Manor, Columbia City. She was born Feb. 20, 1920, in Cadillac, Mich., to Benjamin Harrison and Mable Alton (Hepner) Keiser. She married James E. Myers on Nov. 21, 1940. He died in 1976. She is survived by three sons, Dennis (Sarah) Myers of Wakarusa, Les (Sharon) Myers of Fort Wayne and Michael J. (Rochele)

Posted on Dec. 3, 2007 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Dec. 3, 2007 at 3:01 p.m.

COLUMBIA CITY -- Dorothy Mae Myers, 87, died at 12:33 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 1, 2007) at Miller's Merry Manor, Columbia City.

She was born Feb. 20, 1920, in Cadillac, Mich., to Benjamin Harrison and Mable Alton (Hepner) Keiser. She married James E. Myers on Nov. 21, 1940. He died in 1976.

She is survived by three sons, Dennis (Sarah) Myers of Wakarusa, Les (Sharon) Myers of Fort Wayne and Michael J. (Rochele) Myers of Warsaw; a foster daughter, Sharon Myers Phillips of Marietta, Ga.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two sisters, Evelyn Bierbaum and Helen Scheele, both of Columbia City; and a brother, Earl Keiser of Columbia City.

She was preceded in death by a son, Mark J. Myers.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, 207 N. Main St., Columbia City, where the funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Dr. C. James Cress, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Myers graduated from Elmhurst High School and was employed at Essex for seven years, retiring in 1983. She was a tutor for Fort Wayne Literacy Council and Whitley County Literacy Council more than 13 years.

She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church.

Memorial contributions may be given to Whitley County Literacy Council. Online condolences may be made at smithandsonsfuneralhome.com.


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