SALEM – Dorothy Sauerwein, 93, of Columbiana, passed away suddenly Thursday morning, May 24, 2018 at Salem Regional Medical Center.
Dorothy was born on December 31, 1924, in Youngstown, a daughter of Herbert and Edna (Rohrbaugh) Lingafelt. A Canfield High School graduate, she married Robert L. Sauerwein on December 15, 1945 and would have celebrated their 73rd anniversary this year.
She belonged to Paradise Church, and worked at the former Next to New Shop in Canfield. With her husband, she ran Sauerwein’s Farm and Market. They both also enjoyed being members of the Steel Valley Squares. Dorothy loved bowling, playing cards, reading, and the Cleveland Indians. Her passion was her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was well known for her delicious pies, especially butterscotch and lemon.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband Robert; her daughter Phyllis Porter and her husband Ross of Columbiana; three sons Charles and his wife Cha’lette of Salem, Robert and his wife Kim of Columbiana, and Ed of Canfield; five grandchildren Scott Stear, Allison, Joe and Mitchell Sauerwein, and Sarah Withers; five great-grandchildren Whitney, Hunter, Levi, Jenna and Jacob; and a sister Marion Flowers of Poland.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers James and Herbert Lingafelt, a sister Lois Dressel, and a daughter-in-law Renee Sauerwein.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 29 at noon at Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home, 154 S. Elm Street, Columbiana with Pastor David Parry officiating.
Interment will be at Green Haven Memorial Gardens in Canfield.
The family will receive friends at 11:00 a.m., an hour before the services at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests that donations may be made to the Paradise Church, 10020 New Buffalo Road, Canfield, OH 44406.
The family has entrusted Seederly-Mong & Beck Funeral Home in Columbiana, Ohio with the arrangements for their loved one.
Family and friends are invited to visit www.seederly-mongandbeck.com to sign the guestbook or send private condolences.
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