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DeWitt, Iowa-Dorsey Lillian Scott, 93, October 23, 2017, at Select Specialty Hospital, Davenport.
She was born November 1, 1923, in Iowa City to Joseph and Velma (Olson) Sanchez. She worked at the Rock Island Arsenal during the War. Dorsey married Arthur Richard Kuehl in May of 1949 in Davenport. They resided in Calamus moving to DeWitt in 1954. He preceded her in death on February 4, 1957. Dorsey later married Richard Harley Scott in 1961. She was a homemaker much of her life as well as a waitress and housekeeper. Dick preceded her in death April 8, 1995. She had resided at Westwing Place, DeWitt for nearly three years.
She was a longtime member of Grace Lutheran Church, DeWitt. Dorsey also belonged to the Town and Country Garden Club, TOPS and Curves. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, flower gardening, bird watching, working jigsaw puzzles and watching golf. She loved caring for others, especially her family and received an award for her involvement in Hospice Care from Governor Branstad.
Surviving are children, Garth Kuehl and Richard (Sara Nicholson) Kuehl of DeWitt, Susan Kuehl of Fort Worth, Texas, Deb (Gregg) Petersen of DeWitt, Kimberly (Mike McDevitt) Scott of Grand Mound, Michele (Gregory) Sam of Marion, Marsha Scott of DeWitt and Daniel (Karen) Scott of Glenville, Georgia; 19 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren; a sister, Edra DeLarm of Davenport; nieces and nephews.
Preceding Dorsey in death in addition to her husbands and parents were a grandson, Matthew and a sister, Carmen Clemmons.
Visitation will be at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. Friday. A Service of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Grace Lutheran Church, DeWitt. Burial will be at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, rural Calamus.
A complete obituary may be viewed at www.schultzfuneralhomes.com.
Published on October 24, 2017
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