Dorothy Foote Mishler

Birth Date: 
Tuesday, June 15, 1920
Date of Passing: 
Sunday, October 14, 2018

WOOSTER – Dorothy Foote Mishler, 98, of Wooster passed away Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Smithville Western Care Center.

She was born June 15, 1920 in Cleveland Hts., Ohio, the daughter of Earl H. and Dorothy Budde Foote.  She grew up in Medina graduating salutatorian of her Medina High School Class of 1938.

She received BA degree 1942 in Mathematics along with teacher certificate from College of
Wooster. While in Wooster she was member of Kappa Mu Epsilon National Honorary Math

In 1942 Dorothy married Philip Bryce Mishler (deceased 1976). They first lived in Alexandria
Virginia where she was supervisor of the Miscellaneous Audit Section of the Eastern Area
Headquarters of the American Red Cross while her husband Phil was in the US Weather Bureau
Service at Washington National Airport. They also lived in Toledo, Ohio before settling in
Wooster in 1957. While Phil worked in the Trust Department of the Commercial Bank in
Wooster Dorothy was homemaker to their three daughters.

Dorothy was active in the Wooster United Methodist Church having been head of committees
including worship committee, president of United Methodist Women, and Education
Committee. She served on District and State United Methodist Women’s Boards, was President
of Wooster Church Women United and volunteered for blood mobile and financial records
keeping of the Wooster Red Cross, was active for over 30 years at the Wayne County Historical
Society and chairman of their antique dolls, quilted in quilt group at her church for 25 years.

She is survived by her three daughters Helen (John) Moore of N Canton, Betty Mishler and
Nancy Mishler of Wooster, grandson Steve Moore of Mt. Vernon, granddaughter Cathy (Matt)
Sweeney of N Canton, great grandson Claytin Sweeney and two great granddaughters Aria and
Keira Sweeney.

Friends will be received 1 hour prior to the 11:00 a.m. service on Friday, October 19, 2018 at the Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., Wooster with Rev. Jim Cooper Officiating.  Burial will follow in Sherwood Memorial Gardens.

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Friday, October 19, 2018 from 10-11:00 a.m. at the Wooster United Methodist Church


Friday, October 19, 2018 at the Wooster United Methodist Church


Nancy: So sorry to hear of your mother's passing. May all the wonderful memories you shared with her sustain you in your pain and sadness. Please know that I am thinking of you and keeping you and the family in prayers.

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