Dorothy R. "Tonnie" Rader

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Dorothy R. "Tonnie" Rader, of Fayetteville, Ark. passed away, Saturday, March 2, 2019 a day before her 97th birthday in Springdale, Ark. She was born March 3, 1922 in Chicago, IL to Harold Rink and Dorothy (Gautschy) Rink. She was a member of Central United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, a former volunteer at Northwest Health, and an avid gardener. She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Rader. She is survived by five children, daughter, Dianne Kuhn and husband Tom of Anacortes, Wash., daughter, Patricia Rader of Bethesda, Md., daughter, Debbie Crandall and husband Marc of Fayetteville, Ark., son, John Rader and wife Patty of Springfield, Va., daughter Caren Lyne and husband Rex of Fayetteville, Ark., one sister, Betty Denson of Chesapeake, Va., 14 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Friday March 29, 2019 at Central United Methodist Church, Wesley Chapel 6 W. Dickson Street, Fayetteville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Circle of Life Hospice, 901 Jones Road, Springdale, Ark. 72762. To sign the online guest book please visit

Published March 10, 2019

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