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Obituary: Dorothea Frogge Embry

The Daily Iowegian - 5 September 2006
  Dorothea F. Embry, age 92, of Centerville, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2006 at Centerville Nursing & Rehab Center in Centerville. She was born the daughter of George and Etta (Warnick) Frogge on May 23, 1914 near Jerome. She graduated from the Trenton Community Schools in Trenton, Mo. and later attended a Business College in St. Joseph, Mo.
  On Feb. 6, 1971, Dorothea was united in marriage to Dr. Maurice Embry in Merrillville, Ind. She was a store Clerk at the Montgomery Wards store in Dearborn, Mich. for many years. Dorothea attended the Church of Christ in Centerville and was a member of 18/80 Club, Eastern Star, UMW Circle and Sugar Belles all in Centerville.
  She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Dr. Maurice Embry on April 18, 1990; brothers, Jasper, Nova and Howard Frogge; sisters, Kay Owen and Helen Sickman.
  Dorothea is survived by: sister-in-laws, Lila Frogge of Centerville and Edna Frogge of Springfield, Ill.; several nieces and nephews.
  Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006 at 11 a.m. at the Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Trenton, Mo. with Rev. Patrick Doherty officiating. Visitation will be held today, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2006 from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
  Memorials can be made to the Church of Christ and can be left at or mailed to the Schmidt Family Funeral Home at 501 North 18th Street in Centerville, Iowa 52544.

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