In loving memory of

Dorothy M. LaFollett
August 23, 1927 - February 13, 2021

Dorothy M. LaFollett, 93, of Elmwood, passed away peacefully at 7:17 p.m., on Saturday, February 13, 2021, at Country Comfort in Elmwood. She was born on August 23, 1927, in Missouri Valley, Iowa, to George and Francis (Peasley) McGarr. She married James D. LaFollett on December 13, 1944, in Peoria County. He preceded her in death in 1998.
She is survived by three children, Lloyd (Bev) LaFollett of Elmwood, Walter (Peggy) LaFollett of Elmwood, and Linda (Jim) McIntyre of Brimfield; eight grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Harry McGarr.
Dorothy devoted her life to her family and working on the farm driving the grain truck. She did lots of cooking for get-togethers with family and friends. Dorothy loved flowers, gardening, dancing, and playing cards. She also loved to fish and spend many summers in Minnesota. In retirement, she loved spending winters in Florida.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.
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Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Elmwood is in charge of arrangements.


Angie Gillis wrote on Mar 5, 2021:

"Our deepest condolences for Dorothy. We are adoptive parents of her blessed Peaches. Many blessings sent to the LaFolett family! Mark & Angie Gillis"

Ruth Arnold wrote on Feb 16, 2021:

"Sorry for your loss! thoughts and prayers!"

Janet Edmonds wrote on Feb 16, 2021:

"My heartfelt sympathy and prayers to the family, May your hearts be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times you shared together as you celebrate a life blessed and well lived. Psalms 90:10"