On November 23, 1944 Dorothy married Robert J. Clanin. Mr. Clanin preceded her in death on September 24, 2011. Dorothy worked for RCA and retired in 1985 and then enjoyed her retirement as a homemaker. She was a faithful member of Twin City Bible Baptist Church where she loved and served the Lord. She was an accomplished piano player and enjoyed playing for the church and for nursing homes. Dorothy’s family was her highest priority and meant everything to her. She was a loyal friend to many. In her free time Dorothy enjoyed cooking and collecting owls of all shapes and sizes.
Survivors include her children, Lewis (Karen) Clanin, Leitchfield, Kentucky and Pamela Niesen, Gas City; two sisters, Florence Childrey and Rita Sigler, both of Marion; grandchildren, Robert (Amanda) Clanin, Waddell, Arizona; Kari (Jason) Good, McArthur, Ohio; Joseph (Laura) Niesen, Stafford, Viginia; Sarah DeLong, Gas City; great-grandchildren, Brianna and Silas DeLong, Nathan and Hunter Niesen, Kalli Good and Ashley, Rylee and Luke Clanin.
Dorothy is also preceded in death by her sisters, Lottie Helen VanOsdol and Phyllis Stephens; brothers, Ralph VanOsdol and Phillip E. VanOsdol, Jr.; great-grandson, Tucker Jay Good.
The celebration of Dorothy’s life will begin at 10am, Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Owen-Weilert-Duncan Funeral Home, Gas City Chapel, 200 North 7th Street, Gas City, Indiana. Burial will follow in Grant Memorial Park Cemetery, Marion. Visitation will be held from 4pm-8pm on Friday, April 12, 2019 in the funeral home.
View Original Notice ? Dorothy M. Clanin – July 27, 1925 – April 8, 2019