Dorothy Grace Sawyer

Thursday, July 24, 2003

Dorothy Grace Sawyer, 82, died Tuesday (July 22, 2003) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook.

She was born July 5, 1921, to Henry Francis and Cora Edna (McNish) Offner in McCook. She graduated from McCook High School in 1939.

On April 12, 1941, she married Lorence Edgar Sawyer in Oberlin. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lorence on March 23. 1995; one son, Gary Sawyer; four brothers, Joseph Adam, Charles Henry, John William, and Francis Milton Offner; and three sisters, Clara Marie Shelly, Edna Blanche Rose and Julia Ruth Crocker.

Survivors include two sons, Donald Sawyer and wife, Shirley, and Rodney Sawyer and wife, Andrea, all of McCook; sister-in-law, Esther and husband, Jim Needham, of Cambridge; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren;

Services are Saturday, 11 a.m., at Carpenter Breland Chapel in McCook with the Rev. Bruce Lester officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery

Visitation is today until 7 p.m. and Friday until 8 p.m. Memorials may be given in her name. Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.