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Dorothy K. (Smith) Schuster

September 3, 1913 November 21, 2018
Dorothy K. (Smith) Schuster
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Obituary for Dorothy K. (Smith) Schuster

Mrs. Dorothy K. (Smith) Schuster, age 105 of Plymouth, passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 21st in Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home with her family at her side.

Dorothy was born September 3, 1913 at Bourbon, Indiana to Rufus and Catharine Maryan (Hurford) Miller, she has been a life long resident of Plymouth other than her childhood years. She was a graduate of Bourbon High School.

Dorothy was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and First United Church of Christ, Plymouth.
Over the many years she has worked at Farm Bureau Co-op, Meck Industries, 1St Source Bank and at Lawmaster Pontiac as a bookkeeper.

A previous marriage was to Fayne Smith from 1960-1975, he passed away Ocotber 6, 1975. She then became the bride of Louis ‘Bud” Schuster in 1982, he passed away November 6, 2008 after 26 years of marriage. Those left to cherish her memory are her son David (Kluay Eamsuwan) Kain, son-in-law James Kruyer, Sr. both of Plymouth; grandchildren: Amme (Larry) Girten of Plymouth, Michael Samuels of Warsaw, Julee Alderfer of Rochester, Lorre Osborn of Bourbon, Emyle (Mike) Kruyer-Collins, James (Laura) Kruyer, Jr., Thomas Kain all of Plymouth, Lisa (Shane) Klinedinst of Fishers and Eva Kain of Plymouth; twenty-two great-grandchildren and twenty-seven great great-grandchildren. Step children include Ned Smith of Georgia, Jan (Paul) Wilsey of Elkhart and Scott (Sandy) Schuster of Plymouth.

Preceding in death were both husbands, daughter, Pat Kruyer; daughter-in-law, Keiko Kain and great granddaughter, Jocelyn Schlosser. Her brothers and sisters: Bertha (Miller) Craig, Ruth (Miller) Lemler, Arther, Lewis, Joseph and Eli Miller, Cathrin (Cappie Miller) Schuster.

A time of visitation with the family will be Tuesday, November 27th from 5:00 - 8:00 PM at Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 W. Madison St., Plymouth, IN 46563 and for one hour before services Wednesday in the church. Funeral services will take place Wednesday at 11:00 AM in the First United Church of Christ, 321 N. Center St. Plymouth, IN 46563 with Rev. Marie Siroky officiating. Burial will be at New Oak Hill Cemetery, Plymouth, IN.

Van Gilder Funeral Home is privileged to be entrusted in arranging the services.

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5:00 PM 11/27/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/27/2018 8:00:00 PM
Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home

300 West Madison Street
Plymouth, IN 46563

Also one hour before services at the church

Deaton-Clemens Van Gilder Funeral Home
300 West Madison Street Plymouth 46563 IN
United States





11:00 AM 11/28/2018 11:00:00 AM
First United Church of Christ

321 N. Center Street
Plymouth, IN 46563

Also one hour before services at the church

First United Church of Christ
321 N. Center Street Plymouth 46563 IN
United States

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New Oak Hill Cemetery Chapel Final Resting Place

Chester Ave
Plymouth, In 46563

Chester Ave Plymouth 46563 In
United States

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