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Dorothy V. Rockwell

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Dorothy V. Rockwell Obituary

October 25, 1920 - May 25, 2014

Dorothy V. (Clark) Rockwell, Our loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Aunt and Friend passed away in the early morning hours of May 25th, 2014 at the age of 93.

Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Myrtle Hocking, husband, James Rockwell, brothers Charles (June) Clark, Stanley (Barbara) Clark, and first born daughter JoAnne Gilbert.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Jackie (Bob) Olson; grandchildren: Jennifer (Steve) Slack, Joe (Julia) Olson, Jeff (Julie) Olson, Sandy (Preston) Keyser, Lori (BJ) Rush-Decicio, James (Roxanne) Bergesen, Cliff Bergesen, John (Kat) Bergesen, and a total of 68 great and great-great grandchildren and many adored nieces and nephews.

A long time resident of Yuba City, Dorothy was born in Los Angeles and moved to San Francisco as a baby and resided there until 1975. She then moved to Yuba City to be near her daughter, Jackie.

She retired from Jefferson Unified School District as a baker. Dorothy's legacy was her love of family and sharing her magnificent baking skills. Family and friends shared many hours of love, laughter and memories at her kitchen table. She was greatly loved and will be dearly missed by all.

Memorial Services will be conducted on Friday, June 6, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at Sutter Cemetery, with Pastor Chris Kersting officiating. Inurnment will be at the Sutter Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Ullrey Memorial Chapel.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from May 31 to June 5, 2014
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