Dorothy Marie McFarland, 71, a resident
of Friendship Manor in Lincoln, formerly of Wapella, died Thursday
(July 29, 2004) at 11:41 a.m. at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
Visitation and her funeral were on
Sunday afternoon at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln. Harold Driskell officiated
at the service.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m.
Monday in Sharon Cemetery at Ramsey.
She was retired from housekeeping at
St. Clara's Manor in Lincoln.
She was born Dec. 3, 1932, at Zion to
Walter Ross and Henrietta Marie Stocker Brooks. She was married to
Melvin McFarland from Dec. 20, 1952, until 1981. He survives.
Family members are three sons, Larry
(and Virginia) McFarland of Daly City, Calif., Jeff (and Johanna)
McFarland of St. Louis, Mo., and J.R. (and Tajauna) McFarland of
Lincoln; three daughters, Marie (and Steve) Cash of New Holland,
Kelly Gonzales of Lincoln and Sue (and Jeff) Brummell of Lincoln; 25
grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Roy
Brooks and Robert Brooks, both of Zion.
She was preceded in death by her
parents and one brother, Walter.
She was a member of the Church of
Christ in Lincoln and the tenant council at Friendship Manor.
may be made to her church.
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