Michelle “Mimi” Power, 54, of Mechanicsburg, died at 3:42 am, Sunday, September 9, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born October 19, 1957 in Springfield, Illinois to Roman Peter Dorr, Jr. and Shirley Ann Dunham Dorr. She married Dennis W. Power on August 19, 1978, and they were married for thirty four “glorious” years. Her husband survives.
Also surviving are one daughter Kelsey L. Power of Mechanicsburg; one son, Dennis W. Power, Jr. of Mechanicsburg; parents, Shirley and Roman Dorr, Jr. of Springfield; one sister, Carrie L. Elliott (Ray Silveri) of Springfield; three brothers Roman “Pete” (Carol Hayes) Dorr, III of Springfield, Joseph G. (Amy) Dorr of Carmel, IN and Jeffery P. (Debbie Drennan) Dorr of Chatham; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and one great niece, Kaelyn Grace of Springfield.
Her grandparents preceded her in death.
Mimi was a member of Christ the King Church for many years and a sustaining member of Junior League. She was an avid reader and very much enjoyed traveling, family and friends. She was a graduate of Christ the King School, Sacred Heart Academy and attended Lincoln Land Community College. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration at UIS. At the time of her death she was employed as Finance Manager for the Regional Superintendent of Schools #51. Prior to that, she was employed for over twenty five years for Frye-Williamson Press, Inc.
Gathering: 4-7 pm Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with prayers at 4 pm.
Concelebrated Funeral Mass: 10 am, Thursday, September 13, 2012 at Christ the King Church. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the American Lung Association.