Dorothy E. Hoelscher-Keith


Dorothy E. Hoelscher-Keith of Warrenton died on April 27,  at Warrenton Manor. She was born March 26, 1933, to William and Mary (Starkey) Turner in Troy.

 Dorothy grew up in Louisiana. She married her first husband, Robert Hoelscher, and worked in the legal and title company for 32 years. Mrs. Keith was the owner of Guardian Title Company, Inc for many years along with her husband, Attorney Robert Hoelscher until his death in 1986. She then enjoyed working with her son, Jeffrey Hoeslcher until her retirement in 2014.

 She is survived by two daughters, Nina (Charles) Nordwald of Warrenton, and Linda (Bart) Creech of Polk City, FL, and one son Jeffrey A. Hoelscher of Warrenton, Three granddaughters, Jennifer (Dean) Frye, of Warrenton; Jill (Scott) Jacob of Hermann, Jamie Lynn (Ernest) Wilson of Jefferson City; six great-grandchildren, Logan, Morgan, Owen Frye and Garrett and Adelynn Jacob and Jack Wilson. Two stepdaughters, Theresa Keith and Frances (James) Kremer of St. Louis. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Attorney Robert Hoelscher in 1986 and her second husband, Francis Keith in 2001, her parents, several brothers and sisters. She was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ in Warrenton.

A graveside service will be held Monday, May 1 at  2:00 p.m. at Holstein UCC Cemetery, Holstein. Memorials can be made to Frieden's UCC in the care of Pitman Funeral Home.