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Hill, Dorothy Arlene (Frey)

Dorothy Arlene (Frey) Hill, age 93, of Orrville, OH died peacefully at her home on Sunday, August 23, 2020.

She was born June 11, 1927 to Ammon and Fannie (Yoder) Frey in LaGrange County, IN.

She married Wayne L. Hill on July 31, 1947. He died in 2012.

Dorothy has two children: Sandra (Carlin) Lehman of Orrville, OH, whom she lived with for the past 16 years; and Phillip (Carol) Hill of LaGrange, IN. She has 7 grandchildren: Michael (Virginia) Lehman, Christa (Robert) Hershberger, Suzanne (Shawn) Nolt, Edward Lehman II, Jason (Sarah) Hill, Nathan (Brittany) Hill, and Nicole (Curt) Chapman. There are 28 living great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; 2 brothers, Fred and Oscar Frey; 3 sisters, Martha Goodremont, Nora Yoder, and Alice Hummel; twin great grandsons, Benjamin and David Nolt; and 5 nieces and 5 Nephews.

Dorothy was a homemaker and helped her husband on the farm. She was actively involved in her church as a Sunday School teacher and a member of the sewing circle. She enjoyed baking and sharing sugar cookies and chocolate chip bars, giving hugs, reading, cross-stitching quilt blocks, and putting puzzles together. She loved the Lord and served Him faithfully.

The family would like to thank Hospice of Wayne County and many family and friends who helped care for Dorothy these last few years. A donation may be made in her memory to Kidron Mennonite Church or Hospice of Wayne County.

The family will have a private memorial service in Ohio with a graveside service at Shore Cemetery, in Shipshewana, IN.

Arrangements are being handled by Frurip-May Funeral Home of LaGrange, IN; where condolences may be left for the family at

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