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Dorothy L. Getman

Des Moines

Dorothy Lois Getman, age 86, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Dorothy was born March 8, 1927, in Millerton, IA.

Daughter of Dorman and Ocie Roof Savely, she was a graduate of Weldon High School. She was united in marriage to David I. Getman in September 1963. Dorothy was a dental receptionist for Dr. E.S. Neufeld and several other dentists in the Des Moines area. She was a member of the Highland Park American Legion especially active in the Forty & Eight also the Purple Hearts. She was a tireless volunteer of her time and resources to both family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, David Getman; and sisters, Genevieve Reynard, Betty Savely, Glenny Lutz. Survivors include brother, Melvin Hutchings of Muscatine; several nephews; a niece; grand-nephews and nieces. The family requests any memorials be made to Hospice.

Memorial funeral services for Dorothy will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Highland Park Funeral Home, 3500 6th Ave. Online condolences to


Published in Des Moines Register from Apr. 26 to Apr. 28, 2013
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