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Dorah Blew

August 21, 1918 — June 9, 2019

Dorah Mae Blew, age 100, of Chillicothe, passed away on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Heritage Health in Chillicothe.

Dorah was born on August 21, 1918 in Keytesville, MO to Luther Madison and May Jane (Rogers) Jackson. She married Homer G. Blew on June 9, 1934 in Macon, MO. He preceded her in death in March of 1974. Also preceding her in death are her son, Tony Blew; her parents; one brother and three sisters.

Surviving are her children, Jerry (Lee) Blew of Bolingbrook, IL, Janet Blew Culbertson of Chillicothe, IL and Nancy Blew (Tony Blew, deceased) of Chillicothe, IL; eight grandchildren, Jean (Tony) Sproles of Melbourne, FL, Joy (Richard) Yanni of St. Charles, IL, Jerrold (Cynthia) Blew of Plainfield, IL, Janice Blew of Aurora, IL, Toni Jo (Will) Smith of Chillicothe, IL, Tim (Kathleen) Culbertson of Chillicothe, IL, Ann (Karl) Belter of Chillicothe, IL and Greg Blew of Valley Village, CA; 14 great-grandchildren, Matthew (Courtney) Jonas, Sarah (Bobby) Shoemaker, Tim Culbertson, Jr., Marc Yanni, Austin (Tiffany) Sproles, Tyler Ingham, Andy Culbertson, Joe Culbertson, Joel Belter, Taylor Blew, Jordan Blew, Neil Belter, Peyton Blew and Paul Belter; and one great-great-granddaughter, Evelyn Shoemaker.

Dorah managed the cafeteria for IVC High School for many years. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and was always going to their activities. She was also a proud IVC fan and enjoyed going to the school games and activities. She loved fishing, needlework, and baking. Although she will be missed, she's gone fishin' with Tony.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 10am to 11:30am at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. A private family graveside will follow visitation at Chillicothe City Cemetery.


JUN 15. 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (CDT)

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
1107 North Fourth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

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