Dorothy L. Peetz, 88, of Jackson, passed away Monday, July 4, 2016, at Jackson Manor Nursing Home in Jackson.

She was born March 3, 1928, in Jackson, to Edgar and Frieda Borgfield Winkler.  She and Wilbert R. Peetz were married October 5, 1947, at Christ Lutheran Church in Gordonville.  They had been married 60 years when Wilbert passed away December 2, 2007.

Dorothy worked 12 years as the administrator for the Jackson Senior Citizens Center, retiring in 1995.

She was a lifelong member of Christ Lutheran Church in Gordonville and a member of the Ladies Aid.  Dorothy enjoyed gardening and reading.

Loving survivors include two children, Darryl (Joy) Peetz of Jackson, Janie (the late Walter) Ross of Carmel, Indiana; three grandchildren, Claire (Michael) O’Neal and children, Isaac and Jacob of Newark, Delaware, Christian (Jean) Ross and children Jonas, Ian, and Otis of McCordsville, Indiana; and Joshua Peetz and wife, Sabrina Lenge of Frohna, Missouri; two siblings, Elmer “Bud” Winkler of Cairo, Illinois and LaVerne (Jeff) Lloyd of Odessa, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and a sister, Virginia Ulrich.

Visitation will be Wednesday, July 6, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to service time at Christ Lutheran Church in Gordonville.

The funeral will be Wednesday, July 6, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., at the church, with the Rev. Mike Gallagher officiating.

Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Christ Lutheran Cemetery.

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  1. Gail Leimbach

    To Janie and the Peetz family,
    Extending prayers and sympathy to all, and especially to you, Janie, a fellow classmate and friend.

    Gail Lorenz (Larry) Leimbach

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