Dixie Urhahn

Sunday, January 27, 2008

BENTON, Mo. -- Dixie V. Urhahn, 91, of Benton died Friday, Jan. 25, 2008, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

She was born Sept. 26, 1916, at Morley, Mo., daughter of Jesse and Blanche Williams Kirby. She and Henry Leo Urhahn were married Sept. 17, 1935, at Benton. He died March 7, 1999.

Urhahn was a seamstress. She was employed by Ely Walker Co. in Scott City. Urhahn was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton, Ladies Sodality of the church and Benton Senior Citizens.

Survivors include a son, Larry (Mary) Urhahn of Benton; two daughters, Janis (Glenn) Vogel of Oran, Mo., Sonnie Bollinger of Benton; four grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Amick Burnett Funeral Chapel in Benton; parish prayers will be at 6:30 p.m.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Denis Catholic Church. The Rev. Normand Varone will officiate, with burial in St. Denis Cemetery in Benton.