Dorothy Marie Schweikert, 97, formerly of Springfield, Missouri died January 15, 2021 peacefully after living a full beautiful well lived life. Dorothy was born in Aurora, Illinois on September 20, 1923 to the proud parents of Bernard and Viola Assell. Dorothy leaves to celebrate her life; two daughters: Sharon(Sherry) Marie Stevens (Richard); Theresa (Terry) Suzann Schweikert, 4 grandchildren: Colleen Stevens, Mark Stevens(Michi), Troy Stevens(Juliet), Kari Arvidson (Andrew) and 9 great grandchildren and many beloved nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her loving husband of 62 years, William R Schweikert, her son Michael J Schweikert; her parents; 2 sisters: Marcella Diederich and Dolores Allen and her brother Bernard Assell Jr.
Dorothy, a loving homemaker spent many years volunteering at St. John’s/Mercy hospital and was a beloved member of the choir at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She was actively involved in many charity volunteer groups and was an admired baker, cook, knitter, gardner, and plant whisperer. Dorothy’s recipes will be shared amongst family and friends for years to come. She loved to be with people and was always up for a good game of cards. Dorothy deeply loved her family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to:
Hospice Care of your choice in Dorothy’s name.
Arrangements are under the direction of Baldwin Brothers Funeral Home & Cremation of Wildwood, Florida.
Funeral mass will be at St. Anne’s Catholic Church of Oswego, IL June 5th, 2021 551 Boulder Hill Pass Oswego, IL 60543
Burial will be in the family plot immediately following at St. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Naperville, IL. 911 North Ave. 60540