Dorothy I. Verschoore, 95, of Geneseo and a resident of the Hammond-Henry Hospital Long Term Care Unit, died Sunday, April 8, 2012, at the unit. A funeral Mass celebrating her life was held Thursday, April 12, at St. Malachy’s Catholic Church, Geneseo. The Rev. Michael Pakula officiated. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery, Geneseo. A visitation was held one hour prior to Mass. Memorials may be directed to St. Malachy’s Catholic Church. Vandemore Funeral Home Ltd., Geneseo assisted the family with arrangements.
She was born on May 10, 1916, in Geneseo, the daughter of Edward and Sedonie (Lippens) Plasschaert. She married Clarence C. “Dutch” Verschoore on Jan. 15, 1944, in Geneseo. He died in 2010. She assisted her husband, Dutch, in farming north of Atkinson for many years and also worked at Hammond-Henry Hospital in the cafeteria for 15 years. She was a member of St. Malachy’s Catholic Church and the Altar & Rosary Society of the church and a former member of Spring Creek Grange.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband and two sisters, Germaine Verbeck and Lucy Stiner.