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Ernestine Elizabeth (Dewhirst) Overtoom, 84, formerly of Lexington, Ky., passed away Nov. 21, 2017.
Ernestine had been a resident of Orlando, Fla., for the past eight years.
She was born May 25, 1933, in Danville, Ill., to the late Dr. Ernest M. and Lorraine V. Dewhirst.
She is preceded in death by her sister, Mrs. Valerie Eigenrauch, Las Vegas, Nev.
She is survived by her daughters, Laurel A. Pytosh, Orlando, Fla., and Karen E. Johnson of Cincinnati, Ohio; son, Harry C. Overtoom, Lexington, Ky.; and grandchildren, Meredith Johnson, Kent Johnson, Kirsten Johnson, Ryan Pytosh, Katherine Pytosh, Harry Overtoom, Carter Overtoom and Connor Overtoom.
Ernestine grew up in Danville, Ill., graduated Danville H.S. in 1951, and attended the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana, receiving the highest honor of Magna Cum Laude.
Final interment will be at Spring Hill Cemetery in Danville. www.ClarkLegacyCenter.com
Published on December 22, 2017
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