Dorothy Louise Newton, age 77, Pleasanton, Kansas passed away on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at her home. She was born on November 3, 1942 in Northwood, Iowa the daughter of Elmer and Juanita Lindely. Dorothy was married to Dickie Chase Newton in Mason City, Iowa on May 7, 1962. He preceded her in death on April 20, 1995. Dorothy received her LPN certification from Research School of Nursing and spent most of her career working in nursing homes. She enjoyed gardening, working in the yard, caring for people and playing penny poker. She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Arthur Lindely. Dorothy is survived by three daughters, Karla Watson and husband Glen, Susan Newton and Dixie Collins, eight grandchildren, Chase, Chasity, Courtney, Clowy, Cassie, Heaven, Kyle, and Juanita and sixteen great grandchildren.
A gathering to celebrate Dorothy's life will be held from 11 a m to 1 pm Saturday, November 30, 2019 at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children's Hospital or Wounded Warrior Project, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 525, Pleasanton, KS 66075. Online condolences can be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com.