Dorothy Dimig

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Dorothy Dimig, 99, of Jefferson, passed away July 1, 2011 at the Greene County Medical Center in Jefferson. A private family funeral service was held at Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home in Jefferson, with burial taking place in the Jefferson Cemetery. Rev. David Arulnathan of the United Methodist Church in Churdan and Paton officiated. Honorary Bearers were Terry Foell, Kelly Johnson, Angie Mumma, Sara Payne, Chad Johnson, Melanie Pries, Lesa Todd, Debbie Dimig, Donnie Dimig, Courtney Sheeder, and Kristy Miller. Casket bearers were Nick Sheeder, Jeff Maymon, Nick Foell, Jon Foell, Matt Todd, and Blake Clark. Granddaughter Terry Foell sang How Great Thou Art.

Dorothy Elizabeth Chantrill Dimig was born Nov. 10, 1911 at Williams. She was the daughter of William J. Chantrill and Grace M. Smith Chantrill.

Dorothy graduated from Owasa High School in 1929. She attended Nettleton Business College in Sioux Falls, S.D., and the Iowa School of Cosmetology in Des Moines.

On July 3, 1935, Dorothy married Leo Edward Dimig in Atlantic. To this union, five children were born.

Dorothy was a home maker. She loved to cook and bake. She made the best pies and cinnamon rolls (everyone's favorite). Dorothy's hobbies were reading, gardening and her flower boxes. She especially enjoyed reading her Bible and watching the birds in her birdbath and bird feeder. Through the years Dorothy worked part time at the Jefferson Telephone Company, the trampoline company, a canning factory, and Baller Appliance. She also did babysitting.

Preceding her in death were her husband, parents, three brothers, and grandsons Scott Dimig and Rod Dimig, and a grandson in infancy.

Surviving are two sons: William (Patricia) Dimig of Jefferson; Robert Dimig of Denver, Colo.; three daughters: Pat (Richard) Johnson, Karen (Richard) Clark and Peggy (Johnny) Johnson, all of Storm Lake; 12 grandchildren; many great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Memorials in Mrs. Dimig's name may be left at Slininger-Rossow Funeral Home in Jefferson.