Dorothy Louise Nidey, 77 of Robinson, IL, died at 1:45 p.m. Sunday, October 17, 2004 at Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson. She was born June 17, 1927 in Nineva, PA, the daughter of Kenneth Kline and Clara Mortimer Kline. She retired as a machine operator at Heath's.

She was also a playground supervisor at Lincoln Grade School for many years. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Oblong. She was a long-time supporter of Robinson Athletics.

She married Randall N. Nidey June 16, 1951 and he survives. She is also survived by her daughter, Rebecca Nidey, Robinson; 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Randall Lee and Jill Nidey, Stoy, Kenneth Nidey, Chatham, Gary and Kathy Nidey, Robinson; 13 grandchildren, Jacob, Nathan, Sean, Matthew, and Caleb Nidey, Josh Rodgers, Stephanie Stephens, Jessica Ault, Tiffany, Tara, TeNeal, Taylor Pinkston and Stephanie Turner; 7 great grandchildren; 2 sisters and a brother-in-law, Lois Ann and Don Davis, Oblong, and Margaret Newbold, Oblong; 1 sister-in-law, Geneva Nidey; sister-in-law, Jean Kline; and sister-in-law and brother-in-law, George and Betty Murray; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and 1 brother, Leslie Kline.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 20, 2004 at the Goodwine Funeral Home, Palestine with Rev. John Brand officiating. Burial will be in the Palestine Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 19th from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the RHS Booster Club with envelopes available at the funeral home.