Obituary for Dorothy Marie Meader

    • Name: Dorothy Marie Meader
    • Home Town: Carolina Shores, NC
    • Date of Death: 10/04/2018
    • Birth Place: Joliet, IL
    • Birth Date: 03/15/1924

    Dorothy M. Meader (Pubentz) 94, passed away Thursday, Oct. 4 after a brief illness. Born March 15, 1924, one of six children born to Lawrence and Juliana Pubentz, she grew up in Joliet, IL and resided in Rockford and Springfield, IL.  After graduation from Joliet Township H.S., she worked as a telephone operator and held various jobs before retiring from a bank in Springfield. Married for 50 years to Les Meader, they retired to the golf course at Carolina Shores in 1982. Dottie and Les made many friends and enjoyed golf vacation travels. Dottie was an avid golfer, loved to work in her yard, watch birds and was accomplished at crossword puzzles.

    Mother to Robin Rhoads (Bill) of Desert Hot Springs, CA and Gary Meader (Judy) of LaCrosse, WI; grandmother to Nicholas and Natalie Rhoads and great-grandmother to Whitney, she will be greatly missed by her family.

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    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte


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