Dorothy L. Northrup
Dorothy L. Northrup
  • June 13, 1925 - November 2, 2017
  • Trivoli, Illinois

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Dorothy L. Northrup, 92, of Trivoli, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Farmington Country Manor in Farmington, Illinois. She was born on June 13, 1925 in Peoria to Guy and Grace (Tolle) Downing. She married Ralph Northrup on March 16, 1947 in Hanna City, Illinois. He survives.

She is also survived by one son, Danny (Sharon) Northrup of Trivoli; two grandchildren, Dustin Northrup and Tiffany (Nate) Blasa; three great grandchildren, Sophia Northrup, Clark and Grant Blasa. She was preceded in death by one son, Rollin Northrup and one daughter, Janet Watkins and one brother, Paul Downing.

Dorothy loved collecting antique glassware, canning and baking. She was a master gardener and tending to flowers around her home. She and her husband of 70 years, traveled the world together and wintered many years in Florida. She was a member of the Penn Ridge Lutheran Church.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Monday, November 6, 2017 at the Davison Fulton Bartonville Chapel. The Rev. Gary Schmidt will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral chapel on Monday. Burial will be in the Maple Ridge Cemetery in Mapleton. Memorials may be made to the Penn Ridge Lutheran Church or to the American Cancer Society. You may create an online condolence at