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Dorothy Sandefur Applas, 93, Columbus

Dorothy Sandefur Applas, 93, Columbus, died at 3:53 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, at Brown County Health & Living Community.

Dorothy lived in the Fairland area of Shelby County before moving to Polson, Mont. She was a member of Kappa Delta Phi and Disciples of Christ Christian Church. She enjoyed social groups, reading and writing letters, gardening, flowers and embroidery, as well as car trips on the weekends.

Calling was to be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at Grogan Funeral Home in Polson, Mont., and burial will be at Ronan Cemetery in Ronan, Mont.

Memorial contributions can be made to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Born in Shelbyville May 25, 1920, Dorothy was daughter of Carl Sandefur and Bertha Watkins Sandefur. She married Harold Applas Jr., who preceded her in death October 2012.

She is survived by a stepdaughter, Donna (Richard) Purvis of Columbus; grandchildren, Heather (John) Anderson of Pekin, and Shawn (Kyle) Purvis of Columbus; and great-grandchildren, Logan and Dawson Petro, Shelby, Kaylee and Johnathen Anderson, and Mollie and Mackenzie Purvis.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a brother, Norman Sandefur.

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