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Obituary for Dorotha Jennings Van Fleet
Dorotha Jennings Van Fleet, age 89, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Wednesday, September 1, 2010, at Summit Acres Nursing Home in Caldwell. She was born February 3, 1921, near Sharon, Ohio, daughter of the late Earl A. and Loretta Eloda McCune Jennings. She was a graduate of Caldwell High School and Zanesville Business College. She was employed by the State Department in Washington, D.C., the Noble County Treasurers Office, R.C. Moore Lumber Company in Caldwell, and the Noble County Dept. of Job and Family Services, from which she retired in 1986. She was Protestant by faith.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Branson O. Van Fleet, whom she married January 23, 1948, and who died August 11, 1991; one son, Robert Lance Van Fleet; an infant daughter, Lynn Elaine Van Fleet; one sister, Erlene Critchfield; and an infant brother, Basil Jennings.
Surviving are one daughter, Janet (John) Nau of Caldwell; one son, Rick Van Fleet of Sarahsville; one daughter-in-law, Linda Van Fleet of Pleasant City; five grandchildren, Eric (Steffany) Van Fleet, Andrea Van Fleet, and Ben (Jennifer) Van Fleet, all of Pleasant City, Sally Nau of Toledo, and Matthew Nau of Columbus; and five great-grandchildren.
Friends may call Sunday, September 5, 2010, from 2-4 and 6-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell. A graveside service will be observed Monday, September 6th at 11AM at Olive Cemetery in Caldwell withthe Rev. Helen Lewisofficiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of ones choice.
Cemetery: Olive Cemetery
Visitation: Sunday, September 5, 2010
2-4 and 6-8PM
Service: Monday, September 6, 2010
at 11AM at Olive Cemetery