Dorothy Elaine Rauch Neese, 95, of Mill Hall, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, November 2, 2022. She was born on July 7, 1927, the daughter of the late Roy and Rosie (Caris) Rauch. She was united in marriage to Ray E. Neese on October 24, 1947, he preceded her in death on October 13, 2012, just shy of their 65th wedding anniversary.
She is survived by two daughters, Donna (Tom) Simmons and Jeannie (John) Karwowski, three sons, Dale (Betsy), Roy (Jamie) and Jerry (Sara) Neese, a twin brother, Donald (Ester) Rauch, seven grandchildren, Wendy, Dawn, Jacqulin, Tina, Jeremy, Joshua and Dustin, fifteen great-grandchildren and ten great-great-grandchildren, and three step great-grandchildren. Besides her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by her two sisters, Irene Confer and her twin Arlene Rauch, three brothers, Frank, Dale and Carl, one son, Carl R. Neese and his wife Sherie (Schreckengast), daughter-in-law Dorothy R. Neese (Kulp), and son-in-law Ronald W. Spotts.
She loved camping and spending time with her family and was a devoted member of the Beech Creek Wesleyan Church.
A funeral service celebrating her life will be held on Saturday, Nov.5, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.at the Beech Creek Wesleyan Church,217 Main Street, Beech Creek with Rev. Alan S. Eckenroad officiating. Friends will be received for 1 hour prior to the service. Burial will be private at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Mill Hall.
Online condolences may be made at www.kader-neff.com