Dorothy Grewell

Dorothy M. Grewell, 81, of Ipava died at 7:10 a.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2001, at McDonough District Hospital in Macomb.

She was born Nov. 23, 1919, in Keokuk, Iowa, a daughter of Frank and Merle Peevler Hagmeier. She married Russell T. Grewell on Dec. 7, 1947, in Plainfield. He died Jan. 15, 2000.

Seven brothers and one sister also preceded her in death.

Surviving are one daughter, Barbara Edwards Kortum of St. Charles, Mo.; one sister, Louise Bergman of Keokuk; one granddaughter; and one great-granddaughter.

She had worked in Ipava and Tremont. She also had farmed with her husband.

She was a member of Ipava Christian Church and Ipava American Legion Auxiliary.

Services were held Friday at Shawgo Memorial Home in Ipava with Rev. Ron Green officiating. Burial was in Ipava Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to any charity.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 3/28/2001 (pending) and 4/4/2001

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