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Fairview United Methodist Church
Wednesday April 29th, 2015
5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Sutton Memorial Home
Thursday April 30th, 2015

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Dorothy Pauline Gatton

Dorothy Pauline Gatton, 80 of Taylorville passed away at 9:45 a.m. on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.  She was born on December 12, 1934 in Willey’s Station, IL; the daughter of Henry and Dorothy (Dunn) Rohdemann.  She married Kenneth Gatton Sr. on July 14, 1956 in Taylorville, IL. Dorothy was employed with Industrial Towers in Decatur, IL she was a paper carrier for the Taylorville Breeze-Courier and she worked at Joyce’s Café. Dorothy was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville and the Moose Lodge # 1516 in Taylorville, IL.

She is survived by her Husband: Kenneth Sr.; sons: Kenneth (Debbie) Gatton Jr. of Taylorville, IL; Brian (Karrie) Gatton of Taylorville, IL and LeRoy (Nancy) Gatton of MN; daughter, Tammy (David) Howell of Taylorville, IL; grandchildren: Kristy Miller, Brandon (Marie) Gatton, Justin Gatton, Tracy Edwardsen, Katherine Bravo-Gatton, Kory Gatton, Ryan (Brooke) Gatton, Joshua Gatton, Colton Gatton, Avril Gatton, Kayla Howell, Karlee Howell and Davey Howell; seven great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in passing by her parents, son, Donald Gatton; grandson, Kyle Gatton and great grandson, Damien; brothers: Jack, John, LeRoy and Bruce Rohdemann; sisters: Helen Alsbury and Dora Mae Kidd.  

Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Rodney Blomquist officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home, Taylorville, Illinois

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My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Karen Willer Apr 29 2015 12:00 AM

Tammy & Gatton Family
I am so sorry in the loss of your mother, wife & grandmother.  She was a
very nice person who loved to smile, tell jokes, tease and especially dancing. May God grant you peace of heart and many happy memories knowing that she is now one of God's angels. God bless you.

Angie (Grauer) Griffin Apr 28 2015 12:00 AM

So very sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Your dad will need you now more than ever.

Otis and Marlis Haerr Apr 28 2015 12:00 AM

MONET'S GARDENBASKET was sent by Bill and Noelle.

Our sincere sympathies. Bill and Noelle

Noelle Patton Apr 28 2015 12:00 AM