Dorothy “Dot” Catherine Swick, age 78, of Casey, passed away at 5:45 a.m. on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Coles County, Illinois. She was born November 1, 1942 in Effingham, IL the daughter of Leslie Raymond “Buzz” Mullen and Mary Pauline Kampschrader. She married Robert Dean Swick on September 16, 1961, he preceded her in death on May 10, 2006.
Survivors include her daughters, Tammy Whitton of Casey, IL and Jackie Tuttle (Mark) of Casey, IL; brothers, Leslie “Butch” Mullen of Casey, IL and Gilbert Mullen (Amy) of Casey, IL; grandsons, Kale Tuttle of Maryland Heights, MO and Ty Tuttle of Urbana, IL and many nephews and nieces. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband; special friend, LeRoy Staley and beloved Yorkie, Sadie.
Dot was a 1960 graduate of Casey High School. She obtained her cosmetology degree from Dorothy Chrysler Beauty Academy. Dot was the owner of Looking Glass Beauty Shop for over 32 years; she always took to time to mentor and assist fellow cosmetologist in the area. Dot always enjoyed spending time with her clients and treasured their longtime friendships.
Dot was a caring, fun, energetic, full of life person who she never met a stranger. She was always willing to lend a helping hand and spent many years caring for her parents. Dot enjoyed cooking and maintaining her yard and flowers. She adored her family and always enjoyed the time she spent with them. She was a proud member of the Casey VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Markwell Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Richard officiating. Burial will follow in the Washington Cemetery in Casey, IL. Visitation will be held from 10 – 11 a.m. prior to the service at Markwell Funeral Home, 200 N. Central Ave., Casey, IL. (Per CDC guidelines, 50 attendees are allowed inside our facility at a time. Attendees should stay at least 6 feet apart and wear a cloth face covering.)
Memorial donations may be made to Casey VFW Ladies Auxiliary, 300 S. Central Ave., Casey, IL.
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