Dorothy Mae <I>Oppendike</I> Arp

Dorothy Mae Oppendike Arp

Birth
Hillsdale, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Death 6 Aug 2005 (aged 93)
Silvis, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Prophetstown, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 29204116 · View Source
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Dorothy was born Aug. 8, 1911, in Hillsdale, IL, the daughter of John and Nellie Hart Oppendike. She graduated from Hillsdale High School and Rock Island Business College.She married Otto Arp on July 16, 1933, in Dixon, IL. He passed away on September 19, 2001. They were married for 67 years. She was employed at Regalia and Fresh Pack Candy Co.

She was the loving mother of a son and daughter-in-law, Jon and Diana Arp, Bagley, WI; a daughter, Diana Coelho, Moline; grandchildren and spouses, Kimberly and Rick Arp-Barnett, Grosse Ile, MI, Shari and David Shrum, Crownsville, MD, Christine Lynne, Spring Hill, KS, and Jon and Carrie Coelho, Peoria, IL; great-grandchildren, Jacee, Lexis, Zachery, Kacie; step-grandchildren, Kimberly and Jason; and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Otto, her parents, two sisters, three brothers and a grandson, Jon Arp II.

Dorothy enjoyed her family, especially her grand-children. She also enjoyed baking through the years. She gifted friends and family with trays of cookies for Christmas.

She passed away two days before her 94th birthday on August 6, 2005 at Illini Restorative Care, Silvis, IL.

Services were held Saturday, August 13, at Gibson Funeral Home, Port Byron. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown beside her husband, Otto.


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  • Created by: Jana Oppendike
  • Added: 21 Aug 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 29204116
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Mae Oppendike Arp (8 Aug 1911–6 Aug 2005), Find a Grave Memorial no. 29204116, citing Riverside Cemetery, Prophetstown, Whiteside County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jana Oppendike (contributor 46982326) .