Dorothea Taylor Jeggle, Class of 1983

Posted Dec 10, 2021

Dorothea Taylor Jeggle ’83 died on Sept. 5, 2021. She was born on June 20, 1941 in Haddonfield, NJ to the late Charles and Mary Frances Taylor. Dottie graduated from Haddonfield Memorial High School and Otterbein University earning a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting, and earned her CPA in 1983. She worked for three accounting firms, most recently Rea & Associates from which she retired in 2007.

Her her first priority and greatest joy was always her family. Although it was important to Dottie that she and Dave escape the cold weather by spending winters (and then some) at their beachfront condo on Marco Island, FL, Central Ohio was always home because “that’s where the family is.” A church member throughout her life, in her retirement years Dottie was a member, leader and active participant at both Dublin Presbyterian Church and United Church of Marco Island. She and Dave traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and in 45 other countries.

Dottie was preceded in death by her brother Charles Taylor and his wife Katherine, and brother-in-law Terry Jeggle.
She is survived by husband David; brother John (Terry) Taylor and sister-in-law Char Jeggle; son Scott (Nancy) Jeggle; daughter Karen (Bruce) Messenger; granddaughters Cate (Agus Borja) Messenger, Anne (David) Trader, Jennie (Matt) Steinfeld, Hope (Dan) Geiser, Karla Jeggle, and Laura Jeggle; and six great-grandchildren.