Dorothy Jane Flohr

April 19, 1939 ‒ May 06, 2021

Galion, Ohio

Dorothy Jane Flohr, 82, of Galion passed away at home on Thursday, May 6, 2021 exactly 17 years to the day that her oldest son, Daniel passed away.

She was born April 19, 1939 in Galion and was the daughter of Bill and Sarah (Rorick) Sherer.

Being an Air Force wife, prior to moving to the Galion area, she previously lived in Council Bluffs, Iowa, New Mexico, Columbus, Ohio and Alaska. Dorothy attended Iberia High School and received her Associate’s degree as a LPN from North Central Technical College in Mansfield, while being a single mother, raising six children. She drove school bus for Galion City Schools for five years then worked for 18 years for the Galion Community Hospital as a LPN.

Dorothy was a member of First Lutheran Church in Galion for over 40 years. Along with being an avid Elvis and Wizard of Oz fan, she loved being with her family, playing Scrabble, gardening, flowers, playing cards at the Golden Age Center, camping, garage sales, craft shows, taking cruises which included destinations like, Europe, Paris, Alaska and the Caribbean, loved the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns and taking her beloved dog Bella on road trips that she had rescued from the Humane Society.

Dorothy is survived by son, Michael (Karen) Flohr of Sandusky; daughters, Teresa Fouts of Mansfield, Rebecca (John Ewalt) Eusey of Mansfield, Linda (Terry) Gillam of Galion and Mary Flohr of Galion; 13 grandchildren, Timothy Fernandez, Kenneth Fernandez, Joni (Tim) O’Leary, Josh (Kori) Gillam, T. J. (Valerie) Gillam, Eric (Stephanie Castle) Homan, Scott Homan, Angie Eusey, Randy Eusey, Jr., Zachary Eusey, Royce Staats, Erica Staats and Ricky Staats; 12 great-grandchildren, Noah Gillam, Brayden Gillam, Kaylee Gillam, Lauren O’Leary, Megan O’Leary, Emily O’Leary, Abigail O’Leary, Quintin Gardner, Landin Bateman, Holden Gillam, Tristan Homan and Devin Homan and her beloved dog, Bella.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Daniel Flohr; sister Lois Sherer and her former companion, Roger Durfee.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 10, 2021 at First Lutheran Church, 127 South Columbus St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday May 10 with Rev. Adam Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Iberia Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society serving Crawford County in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Dorothy Flohr, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • So sorry to hear of the passing of Dorothy , Had not seen nor heard of her for many years but as Unit Clerk at Galion Community Hospital working with her, She was a treasure and held such a positive attitude and could make us laugh and enjoy our time working together, for 18 years I spent several of those years enjoying her. Please know I am truly sorry I had lost track of her and know she is making those in Heaven enjoy her persona as she did here on earth. She was a good Mother and worked hard to raise her family . God bless you all and keep good memories of her and think of her often with love.

  • I’m sorry I wasn’t given the chance to say goodbye. Even though you weren’t married to Dad, you were my mom for alot of years. Say hello to him for me up there. I love and miss you already.

  • I always will love u we fought we?loved ty for?all you given me and kids even thought we drifted apart cause of stupidity there never was a day or night I didn’t think of u you had a heart and?smile that could melt butter
    They say?you never appreciate someone till their gone I love and miss you that?my Hart bleeds and ache for one scrabble game and. You being a good hostessyou always be a part of me I say?good bye for now and I’ll see?u up in heaven when my time comes I love you mommy?I’m sorry I letdown

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to the family