Dorothy A. Mitton

March 16, 1933-Nov. 22, 2022


Dorothy A. (Ingalsbe) Mitton, 89, formerly of Veedersburg and Waynetown, passed away in the Fountain Springs Assisted Living in Covington at 9:55 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022.

Dorothy was born March 16, 1933, at Hope, Illinois, the daughter of the late Lankford Andy and Mildred Marie (Daily) Ingalsbe. She was raised in Mellott and graduated from Richland Township High School. She later lived in Veedersburg and for the past 20 years in Waynetown.

Dorothy worked as a physical therapist for the former Community Hospital in Williamsport and more recently at the Ascension St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital.

She was a member of the Sterling Christian Church. She and her husband were a part of the Hub Nuts Camping Club. She was a former member of the Hope Chapter Order of the Eastern Star.

On Feb. 14, 1953, Dorothy married James Walter Mitton at the home of her parents in Mellott. Jim preceded her in death Sept. 6, 2022.

Dorothy leaves behind two sons, David (Billie) Mitton, Williamsport, and Darrell (Jackie) Mitton, Lafayette; sister JoAnn Herron, Crawfordsville; five grandchildren, Geoff Mitton, Josh Mitton, Jessica Galloway, Zack Mitton and Paige (Scott) Brost; four step-grandchildren, Paula Rasmussen, Jennifer Hicks, Josh Hainje and Brad (Monica) Hainje; 15 great-grandchildren; nine step-great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Van and Gerald Ingalsbe; three sisters, Hazel Clift, Edith Barb Herron and an infant Martha Ingalsbe; and great-grandson Kale Galloway.

Friends may call from noon until the time of the services at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at Maus Funeral Home, Hillsboro. Pastor Gary Johnson will officiate. Burial will follow in Waynetown Masonic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sterling Christian Church.