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Dorothea Catherine Koerner, 101, of Greenwood, and formerly of Terre Haute, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. She was born Feb. 16, 1916, in Terre Haute, to Hershal Winewillmer and Estella Carbon Winemiller.
Dottie was a graduate of St. Joseph's High School, and had worked at Union Hospital as a nurse's aide.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Koerner; two sons, Herman Anton "Tony" Koerner and David A. Koerner; and two sisters, Jessie Price and Ruth Ann Turner.
Dottie is survived by her daughter, Rita K. Waltz; a son, Robert O. Koerner; a sister, Mary Lou Misch; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Dottie is fondly remembered for her love of gardening and care of people.
Memorials in Dottie's may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association.
Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at: www.ThomasFuneralHome.net.
Published on October 19, 2017
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