Sunday, December 23, 2018

Special Obituary: Dorothy Slagel

Special Obituary: Dorothy Slagel, Metamora Herald

Dorothy Lucille Slagel, 88 of Elkhart, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Hubbard Hill Estates.  She was born January 20, 1930 in Lowpoint, Illinois to Andrew and Martha (Weaver) Schrock. On June 18, 1948 she married Dean George Slagel at Metamora Mennonite Church, Metamora Illinois, he survives.
Also surviving are 2 daughters, Sharon Rose Berkey, Elkhart and Annette Kay Slagel, Zdewile, 3 sons, David Dean Slagel, Goshen, Paul Allen (Kristi Sommer-Slagel) Slagel, Bristol, Sanford Lee (Linda) Slagel, Goshen, 9 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, and a sister, Martha Jane Gooss, Fullerton, California. She was preceded in death by her parents, 3 brothers, Eugene, Paul, and infant John Schrock, and an infant sister, Mary Schrock.
Dorothy was a 1947 graduate of Metamora High School and attended Goshen College.  She was part of the Extension Homemakers Club “BusyBee”, a member of Evergreen Singers Quartet, Trios and Sextets, and also sang with Silver Belles Sextet.  Dorothy was a homemaker and member of Walnut Hill Mennonite Church in Goshen.  She also volunteered at the Window and Oaklawn.
Visitation will be from 10-12 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2018 with a service following at 12 p.m., all at Hubbard Hill Estates, 28070 CR 24 Elkhart, IN 46517. Pastor Jane Stoltzfus Buller and Pastor Dave Severance will be officiating. Burial will be at West Goshen Cemetery at a later date.
Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at

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