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DOROTHY JEAN FLORY

Dorothy Jean Flory, 89, Overbrook, passed away Feb. 26, 2013, at Brookside Manor in Overbrook.

Funeral services are planned for 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Lone Star Church of the Brethren, rural Douglas County. Burial will follow at Washington Creek Cemetery. The family will meet with friends from 9 a.m. to the service hour Saturday at the church.

Dorothy Jean (Bachelor) was born April 6, 1923, to William Bachelor and Estella May (Strong) Bachelor of a farm north of Overbrook.

She worked at Fishers I.G.A. and O’Bryhim’s Grocery Store and then decided to attend beautician school in Topeka. After her graduation, she opened Dot’s Beauty Shop in Overbrook, which she owned until she was forced to retire in 2005 because of her health.

Dorothy married Donald C. Flory Dec. 27, 1941, in Olathe, Kan. He preceded her in death Sept. 30, 1997.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Bertha Kelly Wolfe; two brothers, Homer L. Bachelor and Lloyd W. Bachelor Sr.

Survivors include a brother-in-law, Roland Flory and his wife, Connie, Cary, N.C., a sister-in-law, Olive Street, Tecumseh; nieces; nephews; cousins; and lots of good friends and neighbors.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Grace Hospice, Lone Star Church of the Brethren or Brookside Manor through Greenwood-Roberts Funeral Home, 730 Western Heights Drive, Overbrook KS 66524.

Condolences may be sent to the family through www.lamb-roberts.com or made at www.ottawaherald.com

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