Dorothy P. Spaulding

July 5, 1912 - June 20, 2006

Dorothy P. Spaulding, 93, of Hoffman Estates, Ill., formerly of Eureka, Ill., died at 1 p.m. June 20, 2006, at St. Alexian Hospital in Hoffman Estates, Ill.

Dorothy was born July 5, 1912, in Revillo, S.D., the daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth Field Daylor. She married Edmund H. Spaulding on Nov. 28, 1935, in Westfield, Iowa. Edmund died March 12, 2001.

Dorothy was a member of the Eureka Christian Church, where she served as an elder. She retired from the Eureka School District after 20 years as a kindergarten teacher. Dorothy enjoyed playing golf and was a member of the Kauffman Park Golf Course. She also was an avid bridge player.

Survivors include her daughter, Mary Ann Lyle Barrington; her son, Thomas Spaulding of Oconomowoc; eight grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Dorothy was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, 508 S. Main St., Eureka, Ill. The Rev. Richard P. Harris will officiate. Inerment will be in Olio Township Cemetery, Eureka, Ill. Visitation will be Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Eureka Christian Church.

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