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Dorothy C. Schoeberlein Zilly
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Birth: May 31, 1918
Death: Aug. 12, 2001

Dorothy C. Zilly
| 1. Auther SCHOEBERLEIN (deceased)
| * Helen SEECK (deceased)
| | 2. Dorothy C. SCHOEBERLEIN b:5-31-1918 Aurora IL d:8-12-2001 Elizabeth IL bur: St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetary, Montgomery, Kane Co., IL. m:9-2-1939 Manchester IA OBIT: Aurora Beacon News, Aurora IL: Dorothy C. Zilly, age 83, of Elizabeth, Illinois, died Sunday, August 12, 2001 at the Elizabeth Nursing Home, Elizabeth, Illinois. Dorothy was born on May 31, 1918 in Aurora, Illinois to Aurther and Helen (Seeck) Schoeberlein. She graduated from East High School in Aurora with the Class of 1936. She married Orville Zilly on September 2, 1939 in Manchester, Iowa. Dorothy was the Editor and Co-Publisher, with her husband, of the Elizabeth Weekly News from 1951-1983. She also worked at the Elizabeth Library and was on the Library Board. Dorothy was a charter member of the Faith Lutheran Church in Elizabeth. She was a member of the Dorcas Circle, Golden Agers and the Lutheran Women Missionary Society at Faith Lutheran, the Elizabeth Historical Society, Young at Heart, and the Elizabeth Nursing Home Auxiliary. Dorothy was an avid cookbook collector and enjoyed ceramics and drawing. Survivors include one son, Craig (Mary) Zilly of Canton, Illinois; and one granddaughter, Tina (Jeremy) Carby of Bloomington, Illinois. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Orville on February 4, 1985. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2001 at Faith Lutheran Church, Elizabeth with Reverend Kenneth Arndt of Faith Lutheran Church officiating. Graveside services and burial will be at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 15, 2001 at St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetary, Montgomery, Illinois. Friends may call from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 15, 2001 at Faith Lutheran Church, Elizabeth. Memorials may be made in Dorothy's name to the Radio Ministry fund at Faith Lutheran Church.
| | * Orville ZILLY
| | | 3. Craig ZILLY of Canton IL
| | | * Mary
| | | | 4. Tina ZILLY
| | | | * Jeremy CARBY of Bloomington IL
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  Orville Zilly (1915 - 1985)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Pauls Lutheran Cemetery
Kane County
Illinois, USA
Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Aug 14, 2001
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Dorothy C. <i>Schoeberlein</i> Zilly
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May God bless you and your family.
- arianna
 Added: Jan. 4, 2007
Forever connected to the Zilly family tree8. Orville W. Zilly - Dorothy Schoeberlein7. William Henry Zilly - Alma Gumz6. Jonas Christofer Zilly - Elisabeth Wenz5. Johann Georg Zilly II - Katharina Blah4. Johann Georg Zilly - Eva Dennig3. Georg Christian Z...(Read more)
- Anthony ZILLY
 Added: Jun. 23, 2006
Thank you for the information, very helpful.

Orville and Dorothy's son, Craig M. Zilly (, still lives in Canton,IL, and works for Sanders-Hasty Insurance Co.

Anyone with any connection or information, please email me.
- Anthony ZILLY
 Added: Nov. 8, 2005

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