|Birth: ||Mar. 26, 1926|
|Death: ||Dec. 23, 2007|
Dorothy Louise Bergsmith March 26, 1926 - December 23, 2007
Dorothy L. Bergsmith, 81 of Erie died Sunday, December 23, 2007 at Hammond Henry Hospital, Geneseo. Services will be 11:00 AM Friday at the Erie Christian Church. Burial will be in Erie Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4 to 7 PM at the Gibson Funeral Home, Erie. Memorials may be made to the church. The former Dorothy Louise Shrader was born March 26, 1926, the daughter of Irl and Nettie Hubbart Shrader. She had been a teacher for 50 years having retired from the Erie Elementary School.
Her last 6 years of teaching were at the Pre-School at her church. Mrs. Bergsmith was an active member of the Erie Christian Church where she had worked with children having taught Sunday School for several years. She helped with the church nursery for over 20 years and had also sung in the church choir since she was a teenager. She had entertained many missionaries and their families in her home.
Mrs. Bergsmith enjoyed gardening and her home. Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, James and Bonnie Bergsmith, Erie, grandchildren, Jeremy and his wife Tammy Bergsmith, Erie, Melissa Collins in the St. Louis area and Justin Bergsmith, Erie, great grandchildren, Skylar, Chaz, Zack and Kelly and a brother, Kenneth Shrader, Erie.
Gibson-Bode Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.
Irl Hicks Shrader (1893 - 1977)
Nettie Elizabeth Hubbard Shrader (1904 - 1993)
daughter of Iri Shrader & Nettie Hubbart
Created by: Laura Plummer Ranville
Record added: Sep 01, 2013
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