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Dorothy French nee Wake passed away on January 29, 2017, at the age of 90. She is the beloved wife of Ronald Leon French of O'Fallon, Missouri. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon "Sherri" (Ken) Bloms; son, Ronald L. (Kathy) French, Jr.; three grandchildren, Jason (Amy) Bloms, Michelle (Jared) Bruns and Rich (Laura) French; five great-granddaughters; two great-grandsons and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her grandson, Jeffery French; sister, Bea Turner; brothers, Edwin and Fred Wake and parents, Edwin and Dorothy Wake nee Bouldin. Dorothy was united in marriage to Ronald French on October 2, 1947. She led a very active life. Dorothy enjoyed swimming, golf, playing cards, water and snow skiing and she was an avid reader of mystery books. She was also active in the Women's Civic League and the First United Methodist Woman's Circle. Dorothy was an active member of the First United Methodist Church in several states and towns through the years. She also was a hospital volunteer in Cheyenne, Wyoming. She was dearly loved and will be sadly missed.