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April 24, 2014

Dorothy L. Musgrave Wiman

OBLONG, Ill. —  Dorothy L. Musgrave Wiman, 87, of Oblong, Ill, passed away at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at Ridgeview Care Center. Born April 4, 1927, in Yale, Dorothy was the daughter of Willis Eugene Baker and Rebecca (Winters) Baker. On Nov. 14, 1945, she married Charles Denver Musgrave, who preceded her in death on Feb. 22, 1978. On Nov. 25, 1988, Dorothy married Verl Wiman and he preceded her in death on Aug. 18, 1990.

Dorothy was a member of the Oblong High School class of 1944; was employed at the shoe factory in Casey, and was 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 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 of Oblong, Rick Musgrave of Camargo, Debbie and Bob Dowdy of Pontiac, Rod Musgrave of Oblong, and Shawn and Alisha Musgrave of Decatur; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; her brother, Eugene “Bud” Baker of Robinson,; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Max and Sue Musgrave of Oblong; sisters-in-law and a  brother-in-law, Patsy Kirts, Joan Musgrave, Darlene and Norman Stoltz, all of Oblong; several nieces and nephews; and good friends, Sharon and Charles Salesman of Robinson.

Also preceding her in death were her parents; three 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 CDT Saturday, April 26, 2014, at First Christian Church, 206 N. Range St., with Brother Dee Wolfe officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until services Saturday, at the church. Burial will be at 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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