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Dorothy L. Hoover

October 10, 1926 — October 22, 2003

Dorothy Louise Hoover, 77, died of natural causes at her home, 14830 4th Road, Plymouth, at 10:49 p.m., on Wednesday, October 22, 2003.

Born in Mishawaka, Ind., on October 10, 1926, Dorothy was the daughter of Wilber Lee and Hertha Hemming Saltzgaber. She graduated from John Adams High School, South Bend, with the class of 1944 and attended Indiana University/South Bend for two years.

On March 22, 1947, in St. Paul’s Church, South Bend, Dorothy and John Hoover were married.

A homemaker, she enjoyed gardening, sewing, reading and traveling.

A member of the First United Methodist Church, Plymouth, she was very active in the church’s women’s groups.

Dorothy is survived by John, her husband of 56 years and by their two children and their families.

Her son and daughter-in-law, John and Karen Hoover, Jr., live in Spartanburg, S. C., and her daughter Candy and her husband, Terry Smith live in Salem, Va.

Two grandsons, Michael Sanders lives in Salem, Va., and Matthew Sanders, lives in Japan.

Two great-grandsons also survive: Zachary and Robert Sanders in Salem, Va.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Robert Saltgaber

Visitation with friends and family will be in the First United Methodist Church of Plymouth, 400 N. Michigan St., on Saturday, October 25, 2003, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The Rev. Dr. Dean Fager, pastor of the church, will officiate.

Funeral services will follow visitation on Saturday.

The Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial gifts in Dorothy’s memory may be made to the Cancer Association of Marshall County.
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