Heyworth - Dorothy M. Schopp, 77,
of Heyworth passed away at 4:12 a.m. on Thursday, August 15, 2013
at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.
Her Mass of Christian Burial will
be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, August 19, 2013 at Epiphany
Catholic Church in Normal with Msgr. Eric Powell officiating.
Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the time of Mass at the
church on Monday.
Interment will be at Holy Cross
Catholic Cemetery in Normal. In lieu of flowers, memorials
may be made to Epiphany Catholic Church Building Fund.
Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington is assisting the
family with arrangements.
Dorothy was born on July 27, 1936
in Colfax, a daughter of Henry and Mary Zula (Brown) Fackler.
She married Lyle A. Schopp on October 1, 1955 at St. Joseph's
Catholic Church in Colfax. He died on February 4, 2013.
She is survived by her children,
Cathy (Gregg) Winters, Steven (Pam) Schopp, and Michael (Melinda)
Schopp; six grandchildren, Kyle Winters, Kelsey Tuttle, Bryan
Schopp, Christina Schopp (Fiancée Timothy Margherio), Dustin
Schopp, and Corey Schopp; and three great-grandchildren, Kaylin
Winters, Jace Winters, and Landen Schopp; sisters, Louise Coffey,
Regina Johnson, Bernadine Hilgeman and Verna Bett. She is
survived by her special friends, Bill and Doris Wherry, Richard and
Liz McGuire and her best friend, Mary Ellen Schoon. She was
preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and two
Dorothy was a member of Epiphany
Catholic Church in Normal and a member of the McLean County Farm
Bureau in Normal. She loved reading, and attending auctions
at the Wapella Auction House with her husband, Lyle. She was
an avid bowler in her younger years and enjoyed helping her husband
on the family farm.
Dorothy and Lyle enjoyed traveling
to Europe and Hawaii. They raised chickens and had an egg
delivery route. Dorothy enjoyed baking and shared her talent by
providing desserts for Funeral Committee at Epiphany Church.
She was also a member of the Alter and Rosary Society.
She was a loving wife, mother and
grandmother who loved her family and special times she shared with
her four sisters.
She will be sadly missed by her
family and friends.
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the family at kiblerbradyruestman.com.
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