College United Methodist Church in care of Pitman Funeral Home P.O. Box 126 Warrenton, MO 63383
Dorothy Caroline Schulze passed away on March 7, 2016 at the age of 94. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Onieta Schulze of Warrenton, MO; four nieces, Bonnie (Emory) Jackson of Chesterfield, MO, Gail (Prentiss) Feagles of Potomac, MA, Carmen Schulze of Warrenton, MO, Lynette (Phil) Collier of Columbia, MO; two nephews, Gerald (Maxine) Schulze, Veryln (Donna) Schulze of Warrenton, MO; nephew-in-law, Donald Setser of Manhattan, KS; eight great-nephews, Brad Setser of New York, Kirk (Estrella Mocies) Setser of Fresno, CA, Brett Setser of Ft. Collins, CO, Emory Jackson of Chesterfield, MO, Eric Feagles of Nashville, TN, Brendon (Jenn) Collier of Lee's Summit, MO, Nathan Schulze of St.Louis, MO, Derek Schulze of Chicago, IL; six great-nieces, Julie (Jake) Jackson of St. Louis, MO, Valerie (Larry) Tate of Purdin, MO, Teresa (Rusty) Lee of Truxton, MO, Amy Feagles of Washington DC, Rachael (Jon) Herold of Chandler, AZ, Megan Schulze of Granbury, TX; 8 Great-Great-Nieces and Nephews-Rick Tate, Raysha Tate, William Lee, Doralynn Lee, Grace Collier, Charlie Collier, Madison Herold, Mackenzie Salley. She is preceded in death by her father, Henry W. Schulze, mother, Dora P. Schulze, brother, Julius (Lucile) Schulze, brother, Wesley (Mary Elizabeth)Schulze, sister, Evelyn (Henry) Winter, brother, Wilbert Schulze, sister, Vivian (Floyd) Overstreet, niece, Betty Jean Schulze (in infancy), niece, Carole Setser.
Dorothy was born in North Warren County on the farm of her parents on June 4, 1921, and lived there until 1958 when she moved with her Mom to Warrenton, MO. Dorothy had her early education at Harper School in North Warren County, finishing 8th grade in 1935. She graduated from the Warrenton High School in 1939. Dorothy attended Central Wesleyan College in Warrenton from 1940-1941 and received her Associates in Education. She then taught Grades 1-8 in the winters at Hopewell School from 1941-1944, Holstein from 1944-1951, teaching the primary grades. She graduated from Northeast Missouri State Teachers Colleges (now Truman State) in August 1951 with a BS in education. Dorothy then taught at Lincoln Co. R-III Schools in Troy, MO from 1951-1982 when she retired, teaching first grade during all the years except for one year in third grade. She had her MO Lifetime Certificate as a Teacher in MO. She was a NEA Life Members, MO State Teachers Association Life Member, MO Branch of Parents and Teachers life member and was recognized as an Outstanding Leader in Elementary Education in 1976.
Dorothy was an educator both professionally and personally. She was baptized and confirmed at Steinhagen Methodist Church and remained active at College United Methodist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher and Youth Counselor. She was active in the United Methodist Women.
She was a member of the Warren County Historical Society; the National, State and Daniel Boone Area Retired Teachers Associations; World Organization of China Painters; and the Gamma Alpha Chapter of Delta Gamma Society International. She enjoyed oil painting, china painting, quilting, and traveling to new places and especially to see her nieces and nephews and their families.