DEATHS: Dorothy Swindler, 74

Dorothy M. Swindler, 74, darkroom tech for the Wichita Clinic and accompanist for churches and various groups, died April 2 in Houston, Texas.

Services were held April 6 at Koerner Heights Mennonite Brethren Church, Newton, with Loyal Martin, Ulysses, and Mark Isaac of Koerner Heights Church officiating.

She was born Aug. 26, 1925, to C.H. Hiebert and Margaret Pankratz in Topeka.

Survivors include two sons, Richard Decker of Long Prairie, Minn., and Leonard Decker; three daughters, Valeta Giesbrecht of Stafford, Texas, Carolyn Young of St. Paul, Minn., and Eunice Alton of Denver, Colo.; two step-sons, Lloyd of Salina, Kenneth of Wichita and Charlie of Sedgwick; a brother, Merrill Hiebert of Montgomery, Ala.; 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A memorial fund has been established for the First Baptist Church music department, Houston, in care of Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton.

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