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Obituary: Dorothy M. Shawler

Dorothy M. Shawler passed away surrounded by loved ones on April 15, 2012. She was born June 21, 1914, in Elmwood, Ill., and entered eternal rest with her Savior in Peoria, Ariz. She was 97.

Dorothy's life was devoted to caring for her children and her beloved husband, Wayne, who preceded her in death after 60 years of marriage. Dorothy is survived by her loving daughter, Regina Rooke of Prescott, and son Rev. Jay Shawler (Marcia) of Peoria. Dorothy is also survived by four grandchildren: Dr. Rory Goshorn, Chris Goshorn, Terrie (Henry) Gelosa and Wendi Shawler. She was preceded in death by a grandson, Gaylan Shawler. Dorothy also leaves behind nine great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

A graveside service for family and friends will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2012, at Heritage Memorial Park, Dewey, Ariz.

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