Sewing 07

Dorothy Marie (Kellenberger) Lewey

March 20, 1935 ~ January 17, 2022 (age 86)


Dorothy Marie Lewey, 86, of Mountain Home, Arkansas formerly of Litchfield, passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022 at home surrounded by loved ones. She was born on March 20, 1935 in Litchfield, IL, a daughter of Milford M. and Viola (Hoog) Kellenberger. Dorothy was a 1953 graduate of Litchfield High School, in which her LiCoHi Last Will and Testament states: “I, Dorothy Kellenberger leave for the “Sonny” side of life”. In June 27, 1953, she married Ronald “Sonny” Lewey at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Litchfield and they were married for 49 years until his passing on March 4, 2003.

Dorothy spent most of her life being a stay at home wife and mother, roles in which she loved. She was a resident of Mountain Home for approximately 20 years. She enjoyed the St. Louis Cardinals, fishing with Sonny, sewing, visiting with friends and family. She played pinochle at the Senior Center and volunteered at Baxter Regional Hospital’s Bargain Box. Dorothy was a member of St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church in Mountain Home and a former member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Litchfield.

She is survived by her 4 children: Deborah (John) Brest of Lead Hill, MO; Kenneth (Dawn) Lewey of Frisco, TX; Dennis (Cyndi) Lewey of Nokomis, IL; and James (Linda) Lewey of Troy, IL. Dorothy is also survived by 11 grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 10 a.m. at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church in Mountain Home, AR. There will be no visitation.

Family and friends will gather at Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield, IL at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 3, 2022 for a small visitation and procession line-up to go to the Elm Lawn Cemetery in Litchfield for burial.

The family suggests memorials to Montgomery County Paws Care.

The Roller Funeral Home in Mountain Home, AR is serving the Lewey family. Locally, the Plummer Funeral Home is serving the family.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Dorothy, please visit our floral store.


Funeral Mass
February 1, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church (Mountain Home)

February 3, 2022

10:00 AM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 East Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056


Montgomery County PAWS Care
P.O. Box 25, Hillsboro IL 62049

© 2022 Plummer Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility