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Dorothy Jontz

Published: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 10:31 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 10:43 a.m. CST

PRINCETON — Dorothy Clara Jontz, 85, of Princeton passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Heartland Health Care Center.

Born Aug. 28, 1926, in Tiskilwa to Emil Linder and Jenny Linder, she married Milford Jontz July 5, 1986, at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Princeton.

She graduated from Tiskilwa High School and was an office manager for Illinois Valley Electric. She was an active member of the Evangelical Covenant Church.

Surviving are one daughter, Brenda (Randy) Skaggs of Princeton; two grandchildren, Jeremy Skaggs and Sarah (B.J. Storm) Skaggs, both of Princeton; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Mildred Stoner and Esther Harrod, both of rural Princeton; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one brother and two sisters.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Norberg Memorial Home, Princeton, with the Rev. Derek C. Boggs officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery, Princeton.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the Evangelical Covenant Church.

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