L. Lathrop Obituary

L. Dorothy Lathrop
Dorothy Lathrop
L. Dorothy Lathrop

September 10, 1920 - September 26, 2006
Born in Guthrie County, IA
Resided in Dallas Center, IA
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Lorraine Dorothy Lathrop, 86, passed from this life on Tuesday, September 26, 2006, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 30, at Dallas Center United Methodist Church, of which she was a member. Interment will follow at Violett Hill Cemetery, in Perry, IA.

Dorothy was born on September 10, 1920 in Guthrie County, Iowa to Orian W. and Floy Headlee Charter. She was a 1938 graduate of Guthrie High School. Dorothy married Arthur Lathrop on June 3, 1943 in Perry, IA and they made their home in Perry before moving to Dallas Center in 1958. She was a retired postal clerk and homemaker. Dorothy was a member of United Methodist Women and the Daughter of the American Revolution.

She is survived and lovingly remembered by her husband of 63 years, Arthur Lathrop of Dallas Center; three daughters, Marlys (Ron) Lapham of Ankeny, Trudy (Floyd) Six of Waukee and Cheryl Smith of Dallas Center; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Dorothy was preceded in death by her son, Warren Dean Lathrop; her parents; one brother, Elston Charter; and one sister, Ethel Noack.

The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 29, at Iles Funeral Homes - Brandt Chapel in Dallas Center. Memorial contributions may be made to United Methodist Church in Dallas Center.


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Brandt Dallas Center
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Friday, September 29, 2006
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dallas Center United Methodist Church
1504 Walnut Street
Dallas Center, IA
Saturday, September 30, 2006
10:00 AM
Violett Hill Cemetery
Perry, IA US
Saturday, September 30, 2006