Dorothy M. Van Maanen, 83, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at MercyOne Newton Medical Center. A funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17 at Coburn Funeral Home in Prairie City. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16 at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Dorothy M. Van Maanen Memorial Fund and condolences may be left for the family at coburnfuneralhomes.com.
The daughter of Glenn and Dawn (Quigley) Daugherty, Dorothy was born May 13, 1936, in Prairie City. She graduated from Prairie City High School. On Sept. 24, 1960, she was united in marriage to William Dale Van Maanen in Prairie City. She was a member of the Vandalia Church of Christ. Dorothy enjoyed gardening, quilting, crocheting and walking.
Those left to honor her memory include her husband, Dale; a sister, Melda (Marvin) Ingle; her uncle, Walter Daugherty; and several nieces and nephews. Preceding Dorothy in death were her parents; a sister, Helen Wilson; and a brother, Clifford Duckstein.