Dorothy Morgan passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends at home in Poway, CA, on Saturday, August 9, 2014. She was 85. Dorothy was born on November 24, 1928, in Fergus Falls, MN, to Carl and Sophie Wemstrom.|
Dorothy married Calvin Rude on May 9, 1946, and had three children, Bonnie Jo (Butch) Shipp of Mt. Pleasant, TX, Richard Orin (Brenda) Rude of Denver, CO, and Russell Otis (DiDi) Rude of San Diego, CA. She was remarried on April 13, 1969, to Donald Harry Morgan and was blessed with one more child, Jody Lynn (Mark ) Campillo of Poway, CA. Dorothy also had five step-children who she loved as her own, Jennifer Morgan-Max, Robbin Corriveau, Debra Morgan-Ramirez, Sherry Saladino and Kent Morgan. She is also survived by 19 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
One of Dorothy's most treasured relationships was with her best friend of more than 45 years, Lenora Black.
A celebration of life will be held at Poway-Bernardo Mortuary on Friday, August 15, 2014, at 2pm, with a viewing starting at 1pm. Private interment will take place at Miramar National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Poway's Next Stage U, www.nextstageu.org/donate.
Published in the Pomerado News on Aug. 14, 2014