Dorothy Youngpeter
Dorothy Youngpeter

Aug. 11, 1930-Oct. 1, 2019

DELPHOS — Dorothy Youngpeter, 89, of Delphos passed away on Tuesday at The Meadows of Delphos.

She was born Aug. 11, 1930, in Fort Jennings to Leo and Elizabeth Suever, who preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to Albert Youngpeter on July 17, 1954; he preceded her in death on March 14, 2014.

She is survived by two sons, Dan A. Youngpeter of Worthington and Tim Youngpeter of Lima; two daughters, Deb (Dan) Pothast of Delphos and Sue Hawk of Lima; five grandchildren, Renee (Josh) Heitmeyer and Nicole (Jason) Laux of Monroe, Chad (Marietta) Hardwick of Chicago, Shannon (John) Andrews of Delphos and Adam (Taylor) Youngpeter of Worthington; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Linda Suever of Delphos; and sister-in-law, Joan Minnig of Landeck.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Theresa Youngpeter; daughter-in-law, Cindy Youngpeter; son-in-law, John Hawk; and three brothers, Tom, Leonard and Herbert Suever.

Dorothy was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church; she was a home maker and was a 1948 graduate of Delphos St. John’s. She was an avid sports fan, cheering for the Steelers, Buckeyes and St. John's Blue Jays, but she especially loved to cheer for her Cincinnati Reds. Dorothy truly enjoyed her crossword puzzles, her paint by numbers, as well as cross stitching when she was able.

Funeral mass will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Rev. Scott Perry officiating. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home; where a parish wake will begin at 7 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Catholic Church.

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