Dorothy M. Schalter

Dorothy M. Schalter, 84, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 4:30 A.M.February 20, 2019 at Mount Vernon Countryside Residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Shewas bornJuly 26, 1934 in Fairfield, Illinois to the late Hubert McRill and Blanche (Cross) McRill. She married Robert Gene “Bob” Schalter on September 13, 1980 in O’Fallon, Illinois. They were blessed with nearly 36 years of marriage until he preceded her in death.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Debbie Horn and husband, Dave of Granite City, Illinois; son, Mike Young and wife, Monica of Mount Vernon, Illinois; step son, Steve Schalter and wife, Valerie of Mount Vernon, Illinois; two step daughters, Barb Gibson and husband, Steve of Mount Vernon, Illinois, and Kathy Schaefer and husband, Tom of South Bend, Indiana; two brothers, Hubert McRill and wife, Susan of Chatam, Illinois, and Jim McRill and wife, Mary of Springfield, Illinois; two sisters, Helen Hartness of Decatur, Illinois, and Doris Goff of Decatur, Illinois; grandchildren, Collin, Kim, Chris, Korey, Alex, Greg, Kaitlyn, Emily, and Clay; several great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Hubert McRill and Blanche (Cross) McRill, husband, Robert Gene “Bob” Schalter; son, Jeff Young; and sister, Pauline Fulk.

Dorothy worked as the office manager at Stan the Tire Man for forty years. She was a member of the Tuesday Night Ladies Cultural Society. Dorothy was of the Episcopal faith.

Per Dorothy’s request, a public visitation will not be held.A graveside service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Mr. Terry Edson officiating.  Interment will follow atOakwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to theAlzheimers Association.

Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit for further information.