Dorothy Morrison Obituary

Dorothy May Morrison
Dorothy M. Morrison
Dorothy May Morrison

April 30, 1922 - November 10, 2014
Born in Woodward, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Dorothy May Morrison, 92, passed away on Monday, November 10, 2014 from natural causes at Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, November 14, at Windsor United Methodist Church in Des Moines. Burial will take place at Resthaven Cemetery in West Des Moines.

Dorothy was born on April 30, 1922, in her grandmother's home in Woodward, IA, to Ralph and Elsie Grimm. She was a 1940 graduate of Adel High School and had worked at the Dallas County Auditor's office until Dorothy married Roscoe Morrison on March 21, 1951.

Dorothy volunteered for many years at Methodist Hospital and also during elections. She was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching the Iowa Hawkeyes and Iowa State Cyclones. Dorothy was a member of Windsor United Methodist Church for over 50 years and enjoyed singing in the choir for many of those years. She loved watching the birds in the wooded area around her home and passed that love along to her children.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her children, Roger (Kathy) Morrison of Des Moines, Diana (Jim) Wissler of West Des Moines and Linda Bucklew of Des Moines; four grandchildren, Ben Wissler, Megan (Kevin) Yeager, Ross (Theresa) Allen and Jay (Alyssa) Allen; and seven great-grandchildren. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roscoe G. Morrison; one daughter, Mary Angela Morrison; and her twin, Doris Forret.

The family will greet friends from 5 to 7 p.m., on Thursday, November 13, at Iles Westover Chapel in Des Moines.

Memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy Morrison's memory to Windsor United Methodist Church or Hospice of Central Iowa.

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Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Thursday, November 13, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Windsor United Methodist Church
6222 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50311
Friday, November 14, 2014
11:00 AM
Resthaven Cemetery
801 19th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Friday, November 14, 2014