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Dorothy I. Cain

February 22, 2020

Dorothy I. (Gittins) Cain 93, died February 22, 2020 at Salem Home in Hillsboro, Kansas.  She was born May 30, 1926 in Cherryvale, Kansas to John and Maude (Beatty) Gittins.


On January 5, 1945 she married Oran G. Provence at Altamont, Kansas and he preceded her in death on May 26, 1990.  She later married Marion L. Cain in July of 1994 at Wichita, Kansas and he also preceded her in death on January 8, 2007


Dorothy was a lady of great of faith in God and enjoyed being involved in her church, especially ministering to children as a Sunday school teacher.  She attended Countryside Christian Church in Wichita and Valley Center Christian Church in Valley Center through the years.


She enjoyed being busy and enjoyed sewing and vegetable gardening. She also raised hogs with her husband.           


Dorothy’s family was important to her and she looked forward to spending time with her loving family and friends.


She is survived by her daughter Janis Wright of Marion, Kansas; Step Daughter Brenda J. Cain of Wichita, Kansas; brother Elmer L. Gittins of Altamont, Kansas. She is also survived by 3 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.


Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents both husbands, sister Mary Finley and brother Edward Gittins.


Graveside committal service will be 2:30 p.m. Friday February 28, 2020 at Maize Park Cemetery in Maize, Kansas. Visitation with the family will be at The District Church 128 S. Martinson in Wichita, Kansas from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Friday.


Memorials are suggested to the Cookson Hills Children’s Home or Countryside Christian Church in care of Petersen Funeral Home 215 North Main Newton, Kansas 67114

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2 thoughts on “Dorothy I. Cain

  1. Janice,
    We can all rejoice knowing that your Mom loved the Lord. Many children were blessed to be taught by her.

  2. She was an incredibly remarkable woman.. she never judged me and always accepted me with open arms. Loved her!

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