Well, this guy doesn't seem to have a wife Dorothy, and I don't know where your John Paul Botkin lived.But passing this along in case you can make it fit in your line.I don't know who this guy's parents are. Appears he was born about 1897.
Obituary - JOHN PAUL "RED" BOTKIN Clark County Obituary, Springfield Daily News, Monday, September 24, 1956, p. 2 Funeral services will be conducted in the Woodyard funeral home, 255 E. State st., Columbus, at 1 p.m. Wednesday for John Paul (Red) BOTKIN, 59, former Springfielder who died Sunday in Mt. Carmel Hospital, Columbus.Mr. BOTKINS, who once was active in semi-pro football and basketball here, was a graduate of Springfield High School and Denison University.He was sales manager of the Filter Queen Corp. of Chicago, and formerly was a branch manager for Airway Branches, Inc., Toledo.He lived at 58 N. Huron av. In Columbus, and had been a Columbus resident the past 11 years.Death came unexpectedly.He was stricken suddenly, apparently by a heart attack, shortly before he entered the hospital.Survivors include his widow, Bonita; a daughter, Miss Patricia Jeanne BOTKIN, at home; a brother, Arthur M. BOTKIN of Winchester, Ind., an two sisters, Mrs. Margaret L. BENTON and Miss Martha J. BOTKIN, both of Richmond, Ind.