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 Dorothy L. <I>Picolet</I> Simons

Dorothy L. Picolet Simons

Death 4 Oct 1978 (aged 36)
Burial Frankfort, Marshall County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 100126163 · View Source
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Frankfort, Kansas, Index
Thursday, October 12, 1978

Mrs. Dorothy Simons, Severy, Kansas was
killed Wednesday, October 4, 1978 in a
farming accident in Elk County, four miles
southeast of Howard, Kansas.

An Elk County Sheriff official said Simons
fell from a tractor she was driving, then was
run over by the mower being towed by the

She was born October 21, 1941, in Frankfort,
Kansas the daughter of Loren and Wilma
Picolet. She lived in Frankfort most of her
life until moving to Severy, Kansas a month

She attended the Frankfort public schools and
graduated from Frankfort High School.

She played the drums and was a vocalist for
six years for the Country Picks, a band in
Frankfort. She operated the JaDra Music
Store in Frankfort and played on a women's
softball team.

She married Jim Simons on March 28, 1959,
in Westmoreland, Kansas. He survives.

Other survivors include a son Russell Simons,
at home; two daughters, Anette Simons, of
the home and Mrs. Angelia Perry, Frankfort,
Kansas; her mother, Mrs. Wilma Picolet,
Frankfort, Kansas; five brothers, Dean Picolet,
McFarland, Kansas, Dale Picolet, St. Louis,
Missouri; Marvin Picolet and Jim Picolet,
both of Frankfort, Kansas, and Merle Picolet,
Lavonna Missouri; three sisters, Mrs. Betty
Keller, Riley, Kansas, Mrs. Darlene Nem-
echek, Frankfort, Kansas and Mrs. Judy
Fleeker, Manhattan, Kansas.

Funeral services were held Saturday, October
7,1978 at 2:00 p.m. at Padden Funeral Chapel
Frankfort, Kansas with Paul Plummer officiat-

Pallbearers were Hank Sisk, Willard Tilley,
Dannie Caffrey, Robert Shubkagel, Marvin
Seematter and Howard Hale.

Interment was in Frankfort Cemetery,
Frankfort, Kansas.

Family Members



Married March 28, 1959 to James R. Simons




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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy L. Picolet Simons (21 Oct 1941–4 Oct 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100126163, citing Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Marshall County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Mike Kokoruda (contributor 47959536) .