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Dorothy Marie Yordy b. 8 Dec 1918 Eureka, Woodford Co., IL d. 16 Jan 2013 Eureka, Woodford Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

Dorothy Marie Yordy

Female 1918 - 2013  (94 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Marie Yordy 
    Born 8 Dec 1918  Eureka, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Jan 2013  Eureka, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I862  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2018 

    Father Bishop Ezra Benjamin Yordy,   b. 6 Apr 1892, Flanagan, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1980, Bloomington, McLean Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Carrie Edna Good,   b. 2 Jan 1893, Cornell, Livingston Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1993, Eureka, Woodford Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years) 
    Married 16 Dec 1915  East Bend Twp., Champaign Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • By Peter Zehr, at home of bride’s parents, Peter Good. Carrie’s white wedding dress and dark blue going away dress were sewn by a seamstress in Fisher, IL.
    Family ID F250  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Dec 1918 - Eureka, Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Jan 2013 - Eureka, Woodford Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Obit: http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/obituaries/dorothy-yordy article_419c5b4a-60fb-11e2-ad9f-001a4bcf887a.html January 18, 2013 12:00 am
      EUREKA — Dorothy M. Yordy, 94, Eureka, passed away at 11:06 a.m. Wednesday (Jan. 16, 2013) at Advocate Eureka Hospital.
      She was born Dec. 8, 1918, in Eureka, to Ezra and Carrie Good Yordy.
      Surviving is one sister, Alta Graber, and one brother, Maurice (Patricia) Yordy, both of Eureka; and many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and -nephews.
      Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Ethel (Robert) Troyer, Florence (Orval) Schrock and Ruth (Robert) Keller; and brother-in-law, Chris Graber.
      Dorothy graduated from Eureka High School. She was employed for more than 40 years as the secretary at the Woodford County Farm Bureau.
      Dorothy had many interests, including her family, scrapbooking, photography, gardening, cooking and helping others. She was especially known for her cookies and pies at church functions at the Roanoke Mennonite Church where she was a member.
      Her funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Maple Lawn Memorial Hall in Eureka. Brian Miller and Maurice Yordy will officiate. Burial will be in the Roanoke Mennonite Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Saturday at Memorial Hall. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is in charge of the arrangements.
      Memorial contributions may be made to Maple Lawn Health Center or the Roanoke Mennonite Church.

  • Sources 
    1. [S225] East Bend Mennonite Church Records, Peter Zehr.

    2. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, FAG into gives the year as 1916 - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/49083702/carrie-e.-yordy.


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