Dorothy Louise Thompson

Thompson, Dorothy Louise (Potratz)
76, of Scottsdale passed away on March 29, 2014. Dorothy was a loyal wife, loving mother, doting grandmother, and generous friend to many around the world. She was never too busy to listen, always interested, and offered help, support and encouragement to everyone around her, even while she was very ill. She loved to talk to everyone, and spent most of her time on the phone when she wasn't playing cards with her friends at church, or drinking Manhattans with Kenny. Dorothy was preceded in death by her son Craig. She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Kenneth Thompson, her 2 daughters, Karen Joy and Kirsten Rodway, and 3 grandchildren, Kelsea, Alyssa & Kendra. A private service will be held in Scottsdale on April 3. A second service will be held in Chicago, date and time TBD. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Dorothy's honor to , or the .


Published in The Arizona Republic on Apr. 3, 2014