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Dorothy Violet Waldmer, 88, formerly of Mound City, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2015, at the Ozark Methodist Manor in Marionville, Mo. Dorothy was born April 27, 1927 in rural Mound City to Howard O. and Minnie P. (Hollis) Croan. She was the oldest of three children.
Dorothy graduated from Mound City High School with the class of 1944.
She married Herman “Wally” Waldmer and they spent 64 beautiful years together before his death on Nov. 17, 2010.
Dorothy was a very faithful member of the Elm Branch Christian Church in Aurora, Mo., as long as her health allowed.
Also preceding Dorothy in death were two sons, Herman Waldmer Jr. and John Waldmer; and one daughter, Pamela Waldmer.
Survivors include two sons, Michael Waldmer and wife Kathy of Holiday, Fla., and Bruce Waldmer and wife Cheryl of Conway, Ark.; one brother, Lewis Croan and wife Emma of Harrisonville, Mo.; one sister, Barbara Furse of Mound City; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation was held Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Funeral service followed. Burial was in Curry Cemetery, Mound City. The family suggests memorials to Concern, Inc. Donations may be sent in care of the funeral home, Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, P.O. Box J, Mound City, KS 66056. Friends and family may leave online condolences at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home & Crematory, Mound City, Kan.

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