Dorothy Louise Dreyer

August 16, 1955 - June 7, 2021

Dorothy Louise Dreyer, 65, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past four years, formerly of LaPorte, IN, passed away Monday, June 7, 2021 in Cape Coral. She was born August 16, 1955 in Michigan City, IN to Eldie and Maggie Gibson Jones Hayes now deceased.

Dorothy was a devout Christian of the Nazarene Church and believed in her Lord and Savior. She always said she “was covered in the blood of Jesus” and never feared going to be with her Lord Jesus Christ. She was loving mother, daughter, grandmother, aunt, friend and sister. She proudly received her GED from Elston Senior High School and worked as a Supervisor at Red Oaks Nursing Home in Michigan City Indiana in the Housekeeping Department. Dorothy who will always be lovingly known to her family as “Dockey” and “GG”” loved dolphins and her collection was abundant. She was a stranger to no one. She was kind, generous and was full of love. Her family meant everything to her and Tom was the love of her life. Rest our sister, The Three Musketeers are now only two but shall be reunited again in the holy realms of heaven.

She is survived by her loving husband of 14 years, Thomas Dreyer of Cape Coral; children, Austin Summerlin (Heather) of LaPorte, IN, Shannon Summerlin-Adair of LaPorte, IN, Jason (Jean) Dreyer Florence, KY, Nathan (Fiancée Jaimie Mainer) Stonto Lawrenceburg, IN and Mathew (Danielle) Dreyer Nashville, TN; siblings, Wanda Newland (Billy) of Cape Coral, Helen Baker (Rich) of Cape Coral, Eddie Jones (Donna) of Cape Coral, and Lloyd Jones (Barb) of Cape Coral; sister-in-law, Dorothy Jones of LaPorte, IN; also surviving are 19 grandchildren Nolan, Autumn, Chase, Bryce, Kierstin, Shaylynn, Chloe, Tyler, Dylan, Nicole, Ricky, Jordan, Jason Jr. , Isaiah, Savannah, Aiden, Dalton, Alexsys and Caysin, as well as, many loving nieces and nephews. She also left behind Cathy Loomis LaPorte, IN, her very best friend, her sister by heart, her confidant, her partner in crime and the person who filled her last years in LaPorte with happiness and joy.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her sister, Louise Stick (Paul), brother, Boyd Jones, her first husband, Austin Summerlin, her step dad Willard Hayes and her beloved dogs Shilo and Milo.

A celebration of Life will be held at a later date and her ashes will be interned next to her first husband, Austin in Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, IN. Details to be announced via

Memorial Contributions in memory of Dorothy Louise Dreyer are suggested to be sent to her sister, Helen Baker 1330 SW 4th Place Cape Coral, FL. 33991.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


  1. Judy Wallig Jun 11, 2021 at 5:33 pm

    Dorothy you will be missed by many. I’m glad I got to meet you when your son Austin and my daughter got together. You were a loving mother and grandmother to ur grandkids. Keep looking down on them. Rest In Peace

  2. Juanell Gibson Vega Jun 11, 2021 at 8:57 pm

    I know she will be dearly missed!! I will miss her!! I loved her SO much! She was a VERY kind and generous person. And yes she was NO stranger to anyone. She spoke to you as if she `d known you for years. So sorry that she`s gone but may she be in peace now! God bless her and the family!

  3. Lorene Watts Jun 12, 2021 at 6:25 am

    Beautiful lady now a beautiful Angel

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