Dorothy M. Cheesman, 78, 1415 N. Mulberry St., Hartford City, died at 10:25 a.m., Sunday, October 17, 1982 in the County Manor Nursing Home where she has resided since August 1, 1980.

A lifelong resident of Blackford County, Mrs. Cheesman was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and a member of Eastern Star.

Mrs. Cheesman was born March 3, 1904, in Blackford County, the daughter of John H. Gross and Dora M. Bowman Gross. Her husband, Clinton J. Cheesman, preceded her in death September 2, 1980. They were married April 4, 1926 in Hartford City.

Survivors include two daughters, Dora Belle Cheesman and Mrs. Fostine (Merrill) Stanley, both of Hartford City, one son, Rev. John A Cheesman, Terre Haute; eight grandchildren, four great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and one sister-in-law, Mrs. Earl Gross, Bluffton.

Friends may call from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and until the funeral service at 10 am. Wednesday in the Keplinger Funeral Home. Rev. William Cutshaw will officiate at the funeral. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory, Muncie.

The Hartford City News Times, October 18, 1982
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman