Dorothy Louise Dreyer
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 Jaime 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, Caysin, and Corbin, 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 1:00 PM Friday, July 9, 2021 at Free Methodist Church, 3001 Ohio Street, Michigan City, IN 46360 with pastor Josh Kahn officiating. Dorothy’s ashes will be interned next to her first husband Austin in Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, IN.
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.