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Mary Jane Dotson

Mary Jane Dotson

Female 1921 - 2011

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  • Name  Mary Jane Dotson  [1, 2
    Born  25 Jul 1921  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Female 
    Iowa State Census  1925  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Mary Jane Dotson, daughter, female, white, age 3, single, number of years in the U.S.: 3, number of years in Iowa: 3, place of birth: Iowa, name of father: Lee E. Dotson, father's birthplace: Iowa, father's age at last birthday: 32, name of mother: Marian Greene, mother's birthplace: Iowa, mother's age at last birthday: 27, place of marriage of parents: Iowa, church affiliation: Presbyterian
    Census  1930  Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Mary J. Dotson, daughter, female, white, age 9, single, attended school since September 1929, born in Iowa, father's birthplace Iowa, mother's birthplace Iowa, state code: 65, occupation none
    Education  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Burlington School of Cosmetology 
    High School  1939  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Wapello High School 
    Residence  Sep 1967  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence  Feb 1974  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence  Aug 1987  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Birthday Announcement  14 Jul 2001  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Mary Jane Scheihing Borchardt will be honored for her 80th birthday at an open house from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, July 22, at the First Presbyterian Church, 127 N. Main Street, Wapello.

      The event will be hosted by her daughters, Alene (Phil) Neas of Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Ruth (Lloyd) Meyerholz of Wapello.

      All friends are invited to attend. The gift of gab is all that is requested.
    Died  30 Jul 2011  Wapello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 12
    Obituary  1 Aug 2011  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Mary Jane Scheihing-Borchardt, age 90, of Wapello, Iowa, died Saturday evening, July 30, 2011, at the Wapello Nursing & Rehab Center. The daughter of Lee and Marian Greene Dotson, she was born on July 25, 1921, at Wapello. Mary Jane married Ralph Scheihing on February 14, 1941, in Burlington. He preceded her in death on August 6, 1992. She married Will Borchardt on December 17, 2000, in Mission, Texas.

      Mary Jane graduated from Wapello High School in 1939 and went to the Burlington School of Cosmetology. She worked in cosmetology for a few years and then cut hair for her family and friends. She farmed with her husband Ralph. Later she worked at Whichers Jewelry, then Patrick's True Value, the Wapello Sale Barn, and the Wapello Veterinary Clinic.

      She was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church in Wapello and taught Sunday School and served as a Deacon. She was a member of Chapter G, T.T.T. of Wapello and the VFW Auxiliary in Wapello. She had been a 4-H leader. She loved square dancing, sewing, and games of all kinds. She enjoyed spending her winters in Texas. Her family was always first.

      Her surviving family includes her husband Will Borchardt of Wapello; two daughters, Ruth & Lloyd Meyerholz of Wapello and Alene & Phil Neas of Westcliffe, Colorado; three grandchildren, Stephanie & James Gipple, Derek & Lynn Neas, and Emily & Jason Puffett; seven great-grandchildren, Megan, Kara, and Dillon Gipple, Matthew and Graham Neas, and Sammy and Cooper Puffett; and three brothers, Jack Dotson and Lee Dotson, both of Wapello, and Glen Dotson of Phoenix, Arizona. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Ralph; a grandson, Lance; and a brother, Philip Dotson.

      The funeral ceremony for Mary Jane Scheihing-Borchardt will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2011, at the First Presbyterian Church in Wapello, with Pastor Erv Smith officiating. Burial will follow at the Wapello Cemetery. Family and friends will gather for a lunch following the committal.

      Friends may call from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. today at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello.

      A Memorial Fund has been established for the benefit of the First Presbyterian Church and the Great River Hospice.
    Social Security Administration Information 
    • Name: Mary Jane Scheihing; Last Residence: 52653 Wapello, Louisa, Iowa, United States of America; Born: 25 July 1921; Died: 30 July 2011; State (Year) SSN issued: Iowa (Before 1951
    Buried  2 Aug 2011  Wapello Cemetery, Wapello Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID  I5403  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Lee Earl Dotson, Sr.,   b. 22 Sep 1892, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1974, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Marian Cecil Green,   b. 6 Apr 1897, rural Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1987, Wapello Nursing Home, Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Marriage  19 Sep 1912  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Married  19 Sep 1917  near Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8, 10
    Residence  Feb 1926  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence  Jan 1929  near Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence  Mar 1931  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Newspaper Article  15 Sep 1931  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    The Burlington Hawk-Eye 
    • 96 Present at Dotson Picnic
      Gathering Held At Locust Grove Park in Honor of Washington, D. C., Residents

      Special To The Hawk-Eye.

      Morning Sun, Iowa, September 14. - There were 79 present at the picnic held at Locust Grove park Saturday in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Mary L. Dotson, Miss Iva Dotson and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mullen of Washington, D. C. The dinner was served cafeteria style at noon. Following the dinner the men pitched horseshoes and the women enjoyed the social hours. The following were present from a distance: Mr. and Mrs. Ed Moyers and children of Kingston, Mrs. Theodore Dotson and children and Miss Leota Walker of New London, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dotson and children and Miss Hattie Dotson of Wapello.
    Residence  Dec 1936  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Residence  Nov 1943  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Anniversary Announcement  14 Sep 1967  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    the Morning Sun News-Herald 
    • Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dotson, Sr., will be honored at open house at the Colonial Inn in Wapello September 17 for their 50th wedding anniversary. The observance is being planned by the couple's children between 2 and 5 p.m.

      The Dotsons were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Green, near Morning Sun, September 19, 1917.

      They are the parents of five children: Philip of Phoenix, Arizona, Mrs. Mary Jane Scheihing, Jack and Lee of Wapello; and Glen of Phoenix.

      There are 15 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
    Marriage Documentation
    Wed Fifty Years
    Wed Fifty Years
    The 50th wedding anniversary announcement of Lee Earl Sr. and Marian Cecil (Green) Dotson. Lee and Marian were married September 19, 1917, near Morning Sun, Iowa.
    Family ID  F1646  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Ralph Nelson Scheihing,   b. 21 Apr 1918, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1992, Burlington Medical Center, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Feb 1941  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [19, 20, 21
    Anniversary Announcement  7 Feb 1966  Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    the Muscatine Journal 
    • Scheihings To Note Silver Anniversary

      Wapello (IA) -- Mr. and Mrs. Ruth Scheihing will observe their silver wedding anniversary February 14. In celebration of the event, open house will be held at their home south of Wapello Sunday, February 13 with Mr. and Mrs. Ledel Stineman and Alene Scheihing as hosts.

      Mary Jane Dotson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dotson, and Ralph Scheihing, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Scheihing, were married February 14, 1961 (sic: 1941) at Burlington with the Reverend Jerome Miller officiating.

      Attendants were Kenneth Baird and Dorothy Marie Dotson.

      The Scheihings have two daughters: Mrs. Ledel (Ruth) Stineman, Wapello; and Alene, a student at Western University at Macomb, Illinois. There are two grandchildren, Stephanie and Lance Stineman.
    Scheihings to Note Silver Anniversary
    Scheihings to Note Silver Anniversary
    The 25th wedding anniversary announcement of Ralph Nelson and Mary Jane (Dotson) Scheihing. They were married February 14, 1941, in Burlington, Iowa.
    Residence  Jun 1979  Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Anniversary Announcement  3 Feb 1991  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    The Hawk Eye 
    • Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Scheihing will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary February 15 at their winter location in Texas.

      Friends can help them celebrate by sending cards to Lemon Tree Inn, Box 128, Mission, Texas 78572.

      A reception will be planned upon their return to Wapello in the spring.

      Ralph Scheihing and Mary Jane Dotson were married February 14, 1941, in Burlington. They have two daughters, Ruth Stineman, Wapello, and Alene Neas, Minnetonka, Minnesota. They also have four grandchildren and two great-granddaughters.
    The 50th Weddding Anniversary Announcement of Ralph Nelson and Mary Jane (Dotson) Scheihing
    The 50th Weddding Anniversary Announcement of Ralph Nelson and Mary Jane (Dotson) Scheihing
    Ralph and Mary were married February 14, 1941, in Burlington, Iowa.
    Children 
    >1. Ruth Ann Scheihing
    >2. Alene Scheihing
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F2135  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Wilmer A. "Will" Borchardt 
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F6473  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    The 1939 Wapello High School Composite Class Photograph
    The 1939 Wapello High School Composite Class Photograph
    This is the 1939 composite senior class graduation photograph for Wapello, Iowa's, high school. The following graduates are in this database: Mary Jane Dotson (Scheihing), Evelyn Deihl (Jackson), Dorothy Holmquist (Rosauer), Mary Eloise Wagg (Traman).

    The text below the photograph (for the benefit of search engines) mentions these individuals:

    Front - Jean Rough, Elizabeth Hawkins, Duane McGill, Dora Tubbs, Wilma Bond, JOhn Korn, Lucille Fry and Mary Dotson

    2nd Row - Dorothy Vandevort, Darrell Johnston, Miriam Heins, L. Haberighter (principal), A. R. Morledge (superintendent), Evelyn Diehl, Richard Platte, & Ninita Limbocker

    3rd Row - Helen McKinney, Dean McConahay, Jean Christie, Roy Shellabarger, Floy Smith, Robert Schafter, Frances Schultz, Allen Winder, and Helen Earnest

    Back - Murray Sheafor, Bennie Moore, Dorothy Holmquist, Roy Noble, Frances Yakle, John Lofgren, Arvada Nichol, George Lesenet, and Mary Wagg
    Mary Jane Dotson
    Mary Jane Dotson
    Mary Jane Dotson is the only daughter of Lee Earl and Marian Cecil (Green) Dotson. She is a great granddaughter of George Washington Earl Moyers and Rebecca Ellen Pence. Mary graduated from Wapello (Iowa) High School in 1939, and married Ralph Nelson Scheihing. Their daughters are Ruth Ann Meyerholz, and Alene Neas. She later married Wilmer A. Borchardt.

  • Sources 
    1. [S27] Kimble, Marjorie Naomi "Marge" (Walker).

    2. [S540] Dotson, Timothy Ray - Web Site, Timothy Ray Dotson (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S38] 1925 Iowa State Census (Reliability: 3).
      Wapello Township, Louisa County Iowa; Roll: IA1925_1818

    4. [S77] 1930 US Census (Reliability: 4).
      Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa; enumeration district: 58-21, supervisor's district: 15; sheet number: 8B, page number: 93; enumeration date: April 14, 1930

    5. [S1324] Scheihing-Borchardt, Mary Jane (Dotson) - Obituary, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, August 1, 2011; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S323] Wapello High School - Wapello, Iowa, Web Site, (Wapello, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).
      URL: http://www.wapello.k12.ia.us/Alumni/1930-1939.html

    7. [S9059] Wapello Class Photograph of 1939, (republished July 2008 by the Louisa County (Iowa) Historical Society in Louisa History, Volume 10, Number 3) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S940] Dotson, Lee Earl (Sr.) and Marian Cecil (Green) - 50th Wedding Anniversary Announcement, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, September 14, 1967; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S935] Dotson, Lee Earl (Sr.) - Obituary, (originally published in the Muscatine Journal, page 3, February 4, 1974; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S941] Dotson, Marian Cecil (Green) - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 5B, August 6, 1987; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S1323] Scheihing, Mary Jane (Dotson) - 80th Birthday Announcement, (originally published in the online edition of The Hawk Eye, Saturday, July 14, 2001; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S776] Social Security Death Index (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S936] Green, James L. - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, February 25, 1926; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S937] Green, Mary Silverthorn (Bashford) - Obituary, (originally published in The Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune, page 2, January 8, 1929; Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S372] Umphrey, Geoffrey Paul - Funeral Report (SE Iowa Newspaper), (originally published in an unknown southeast Iowa newspaper, likely The Wapello Republican, about March 19, 1931) (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S416] Dotson - Family Picnic 1931, (originally published in The Burlington Hawk-Eye, page 10, September 15, 1931; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S938] Green, Arvilla "Mae" - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, December 3, 1936; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    18. [S939] Green, John Calvin - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, page 1, November 25, 1943; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S1193] Scheihing, Ralph Nelson and Mary Jane (Dotson) - 25th Wedding Anniversary Announcement, (originally published in the Muscatine Journal, page 9, February 7, 1966, Muscatine, Muscatine County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    20. [S1196] Scheihing, Ralph Nelson - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 5B, August 6, 1992; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    21. [S1195] Scheihing, Ralph Nelson and Mary Jane (Dotson) - 50th Wedding Anniversary Announcement, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 4C, February 3, 1991; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    22. [S1194] Stineman, Robert "Lance" - Obituary, (originally published in The Hawk Eye, page 19, June 12, 1979; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).