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Dorothy Churchill 1927 - 2018
Dorothy Churchill 1927 - 2018

Dorothy Churchill, 90, passed away peacefully at Ellinwood District Hospital on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. She was born in Caney, Kansas on Sept. 20, 1927, to William and Pauline (Sterling) Barry. She was united in marriage to Paul Churchill on April 11, 1947 in Great Bend, Kansas. After marriage, Dorothy started her lifelong career as a mother and homemaker.
Surviving members of the family include, her children, Lonna Mead of Great Bend, KS, and Kim Churchill (Char) of Ellinwood, KS; daughter-in-law, Carolyn Churchill; sister, Betty Wenke of Hutchinson, KS; brother, Patrick Barry of Germany; grandchildren, Chad and Shelly Churchill, Julie and Patrick Nemec, Scott and Johnnie Mead, and Tamara Mead; 11 great-grandchildren; five step great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchilden. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; son, Buckland Churchill; brother, Lonny Barry; sister, Barbara Scheufler.
Memorials are suggested to the Golden Belt Humane Society in memory of Dorothy. They may be sent in care of Minnis Chapel, PO Box 246, Ellinwood, KS 67526. Condolences may be posted online at

Funeral arrangements provided by
Minnis Chapel
P.O. Box 246
Ellinwood, Ks. 67526
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Jan. 21, 2018