Dorothy McKain

Marr Road

Dorothy Louise (Van Wye) McKain, 89, of Marr Road, died at 2:50 a.m. Saturday, February 7, 2015, at Silver Oaks Health Campus.

Dorothy was born September 10, 1925, in Columbus, Indiana, the daughter of Roy and Thelma (Snyder) Van Wye. She married Robert L. McKain July 1, 1949. He preceded her in death September 30, 2013.

Early in her life, Dorothy worked at Arvin Industries, Cummins Engine Company and Camp Atterbury. She spent the rest of her life as a devoted wife, mom, grandma and great-grandma.

Calling will be from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday, February 12, 2015, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery Seymour. There will be no funeral service.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital through the funeral home.

Survivors include her daughters, Janet L. (Steve) Jones of Taylorsville, Indiana, and Mary Ann (Randall) Alka of San Marcos, Texas; a sister, Doris McKenney, of Clearwater, Florida; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; a brother, Roy G. Van Wye; two daughters, Karen Sue McKain and Cheryl J. Lettie; and one grandchild.

Services were entrusted to Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.

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