Dorothy, formerly of Newton, passed from this life on Tuesday evening, June 11, 2019, in Moberly, Missouri.
Dorothy Stoner, 92, was born October 4, 1930, in Newton, the daughter of Theodore and Laverne Grace (Drake) Bowie. She attended Newton Senior High.
On September 14, 1947, Dorothy was united in marriage with Darwin Stoner at the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Des Moines. For over thirty years she was employed in housekeeping by the Terrace Inn and Newton Motor Inn. After retiring, thee moved to Moberly, Missouri in 1995. She was a loving wife, mother, grandma and friend, she will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her. Dorothy and Darwin were past members of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Newton.
Dorothy is survived by her sons: David Stoner, Garry (Robin) Stoner and Larry (Shawn) Stoner; daughter Nancy (Tom) Sutphin; daughter-in-law Sherry Stoner; 18 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great grandchildren; sister Grace Halterman; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Darwin on March 3, 2016; a daughter Bonnie Northcutt; her son DeWayne Stoner; grandson Dustin Stoner; a great-granddaughter Payton True Brauch; sisters: Winafred Chapman and Edna Mae Ridgway; and her brothers: Ted Bowie and Robert Bowie.
A time of Remembrance and Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.; Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at the Pence ~ Reese Funeral Home in Newton, with burial at Newton Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left with her family or a charity of your choosing.
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