She was born Oct. 31, 1923, in Perryville, daughter of Hubert and Ida Mertz Schindler.
Dorothy worked at International Shoe Co., Johnny Bishop Poultry, and Biltbest in Ste. Genevieve, Mo., before retiring. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.
Survivors include a son, Larry (Kay) Schindler of Perryville; three grandchildren, Doug and Chris Schindler, Nicole Bilek; five great-grandchildren, Kylie and Hunter Bilek, Addison, Maysa and Holden Schindler.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Hubert, Les and Don Schindler; and two sisters, Ruth Elder and Aleen Hoehn.
A memorial Mass will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Vincent's Church, with the Rev. Milton Ryan officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.
Miller Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials preferred to family choice.