Aug. 12, 1924 – July 7, 2019

Dorothy Margaret McLochlin Hizer Warfield, 94, a lifelong community member of Kewanna and Fort Myers Beach, Fla., passed away at 11:08 a.m. Sunday, July 7, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Culver.

Born Aug. 12, 1924, in Grass Creek, she was the daughter of the late John Augustus and Vernice (Oliver) McLochlin.

She was a 1942 graduate and proud cheerleader from Grass Creek High School.

On May 8, 1964, she married Raymond E. Warfield. He preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 2000.

She and her husband, Raymond owned and operated R&D Store in Kewanna for 17 years. Dorothy also formerly worked in nursing, several factories and the South Bend United States Post Office and was a founding owner of McHiLand Farms LLC.

Dorothy was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church. She was also a former Union Township trustee and EMT. She was an avid Notre Dame fan.

Survivors include her children, Marcia Ann Hizer Campbell, Miromar Lakes, Fla., Katrina Jane Hizer Smith Beattie (Mark), Sherman, Ill., John Joseph Hizer, Kewanna, and Cresswell A. Hizer (Lynn), Indianapolis; grandchildren Kim Campbell Powers, Courtney Campbell Bennett, Jason Smith, Sarah Smith, Kyle Hizer, Brittany Hizer Tripathi, Benton Hizer and Cole Hizer; niece Pat McMillen; and nephew Rob Beery. She is also survived by nine great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her son, Lawrence Hizer Jr.; grandson Cade Campbell; siblings John Robert McLochlin, Lowell “Doc” McLochlin and Martha Jane “Babe” McLochlin Beery; her first husband, Lawrence Hizer; and her dearest first cousin, Charles McLochlin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 15, 2019, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Kewanna, with Father Mike McKinney officiating. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Home & Crematory, Kewanna Chapel, where there will be a Scripture Service at 4 p.m. Burial will be at St. Ann Catholic Cemetery near Kewanna.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice, Rochester. Family and friends may sign Dorothy’s online guest book or leave a condolence for the family at www.ransfuneralhomes.com.