Dorothy Harrison Obituary

Dorothy  Harrison
Dottie Harrison
Dorothy Harrison

May 16, 1928 - July 14, 2010
Born in Elgin, IL
Resided in Ankeny, IA
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Dorothy "Dottie" Harrison, 82, died Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at Sunny View Care Center in Ankeny. Funeral services will be 11:00 am, Monday, July 19, 2010 at Dunn's Funeral Home in Des Moines. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Garden Cemetery.

Dottie was born May 16, 1928 in Elgin, IL. She grew up in Osage, Iowa and in 1952, married Bill Harrison. The couple moved to Des Moines in 1959, where Dorothy worked for Farmland Insurance Company. She was a member of the Norwalk Methodist Church and enjoyed gardening. She took a great deal of pride in her yard, doing the work herself for many years.

Survivors include her daughter, Deb (Rick) Taylor of Ankeny; sons: Dennis Harrison of Tucson, AZ, Dana (Kate) Harrison of Des Moines; grandchildren: Michael (Kendra), Bob (Amanda), Daniel, Jonathan, Jessica (Jeremy), Jeshua, Nathaniel, Danielle, Jeremy (Kristy), Ben; great grandchildren: Tori, Ashtyn, Leya, Jett, Kaydence; sisters: Darlene (Homer) Anderson, Shirley (Bill) Newhouse, Dolores (Keith) Olson; and brother, Larry (Kay) Taylor. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Bill.

The family will receive friends Sunday, July 18, 2010 from 4-6:00 pm at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Animal Rescue League. On line condolences may be made at IlesCares. Com.


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Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Sunday, July 18, 2010
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Dunn's Funeral Home
2121 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Monday, July 19, 2010
11:00 AM
Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery
7601 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA US 50321
Monday, July 19, 2010