Eureka- Dorothy M. Yordy, 94, passed away at 11:06 am on Wednesday January 16, 2013 at Advocate Eureka Hospital.
She was born on December 8, 1918 in Eureka, IL to Ezra and Carrie Good Yordy.
Surviving is one sister, Alta Graber; one brother, Maurice (Patricia) Yordy both of Eureka; and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Ethel (Robert) Troyer; Florence (Orval) Schrock; Ruth (Robert) Keller; and brother-in-law, Chris Graber.
Dorothy graduated from Eureka High School. She was employed for over 40 years as the secretary at the Woodford County Farm Bureau.
Dorothy had many interests, including her family, scrap booking, photography, gardening, cooking, and helping others. She was especially known for her cookies and pies at church functions at the Roanoke Mennonite Church where she was a member.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday January 19, at Maple Lawn Memorial Hall in Eureka. Brian Miller and Maurice Yordy will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at Memorial Hall. Burial will be in the Roanoke Mennonite Cemetery. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to Maple Lawn Health Center or to the Roanoke Mennonite Church. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.ruestmanharrisfuneralhom.com