Dorothy "Elaine" Shomaker March 1, 1919 - September 14, 2019 ELKHART- Dorothy "Elaine" Shomaker, 100, of Elkhart, passed away Saturday September 14, 2019 at her home. She was born March 1, 1919 in Cleveland, Ohio to Jay C. & Sue Alma (Hanson) Beckwith. On April 4, 1942 she married Edwin L. Shomaker. He preceded her in death on October 3, 1975. Surviving are 2 children, Martha S. Bentley of Elkhart and Donald L. Shomaker of Chiefland, FL; 7 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren. Elaine graduated from Stephens College in Columbia, MO with a degree in Liberal Arts. She was a member of Trinity on Jackson (United Methodist Church) and a former member of the Order of Eastern Star and the Married Women's Club. Elaine was formerly employed at Tepe's in Elkhart for over 17 years as a sales representative. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday September 24, 2019 at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. Friends may visit with the family for 2 hours prior to the service. Burial will take place at a later date in Rice Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be given to Trinity on Jackson or to Heartland Hospice. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Dorothy "Elaine" Shomaker please visit our Sympathy Store.
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