Dorothy l. (Baker) Wiman

Born: Mon., Apr. 4, 1927
Died: Wed., Apr. 23, 2014


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Apr. 26, 2014
Location: First Christian Church of Oblong

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Sat., Apr. 26, 2014
Location: First Christian Church of Oblong

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Dorothy L. Musgrave Wiman, 87, of Oblong, Illinois passed away at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday April 23, 2014 at Ridgeview Care Center in Oblong, Illinois.

Born on April 4, 1927, in Yale, Illinois, Dorothy was the daughter of Willis Earl Baker and Rebecca (Winters) Baker.  On November 14, 1945 she married Charles Denver Musgrave who preceded her in death on February 22, 1978.  On November 25, 1988 Dorothy married Verl Wiman and he preceded her in death on August 18, 1990.

Dorothy was a member of the Oblong High School class of 1944; was employed at the shoe factory in Casey, IL; and a nurse at Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson for 40 years, retiring in 2002 at the age of 74.  Dorothy was a faithful member of First Christian Church in Oblong since 1965.  She was active in her church and was a member of the Loyal Partners Sunday School Class, Priscilla Circle and the KJU Sunday School Class.  Dorothy enjoyed working with flowers and doing things around the house.  She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.  Dorothy was a hard worker and always did her part.

Survivors include her five children: Pam and Stan Batman, Oblong, IL; Rick Musgrave, Camargo, IL.; Debbie and Bob Dowdy, Pontiac, IL.; Rod Musgrave, Oblong, IL.; and Shawn and Alisha Musgrave, Decatur, IL.; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild; her brother Willis Eugene “Bud” Baker, Robinson, IL; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Max and Sue Musgrave, Oblong; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law: Patsy Kirts, Joan Musgrave, Darlene and Norman Stoltz, all of Oblong, IL; several nieces, nephews and good friends Sharon and Charles Salesman of Robinson.

Preceding her in death were her parents; both husbands; 3 brothers: Fred, Earl and Don Baker; and seven sisters: Anna Griffin, Mertle Sinclair, Ruth Calvert, Katherine Perkins, Chlora Wiley, Susie Dart Wilson and Geneva Perkins.

Funeral services will be at  12 noon on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the First Christian Church, 206 North Range St., Oblong, Illinois with Bro. Dee Wolfe officiating.  Visitation will be from 10 ~ 12 on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the First Christian Church of Oblong.  Burial will be at the Oblong Cemetery.

The family requests sign of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to: Oblong Music Booster, Oblong Sports Boosters, Oblong Academic Foundation or Ridgeview Care Center Activity Fund with envelopes at the service or may be mailed to: Pulliam Funeral Home, PO Box 121, Oblong, IL.  62449.

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