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Dorothy Elizabeth Racine, 90, of Longmont, CO, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at Longmont United Hospital. Dorothy was born March 9, 1924 to Thomas and Ellen Essie (White) Dison in Saline, Louisiana. She graduated from Saline High School. After High School Dorothy enrolled in nursing school in Shreveport, LA. In 1943 she met Elton Racine, an enlisted private in the United States Army and married him after knowing him for five weeks and three days. Elton then moved Dorothy to his family in Iowa and departed for the European Theater. They lived in Iowa until 1961, when they moved their family to Longmont. Dorothy was a stay at home mom for years until going to work at Alpine Sports. She continued sewing for several companies until she retired in 1989. Dorothy was known for her green thumb with roses and had them surrounding her home. Survivors: Sons, Gail (Theresa) Racine, Loveland and Garold Racine, Longmont, CO; Daughter, Denise (Warren) Peppler, Longmont, CO; Grandchildren, Chad (Angie) Racine, Loveland, CO, Michelle (Bill) Smith, Meeker, CO, Brian (Kim) Racine, Loveland, CO, Katie Jennings, Meeker, CO and Matthew (Eliza) Racine, Pueblo West, CO; 16 Great Grandchildren and soon a Great-Great Grandson; Sisters, Leona Avery, Sulfer, LA and Jewell Stewart, Saline, LA. She was preceded in death by her husband, eldest son, Gary Racine and youngest grandson Christopher. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Thursday, April 17, 2014 at Carroll-Lewellen Funeral Chapel, 503 Terry St., Longmont, CO. A Funeral Service will take place at 1:00 p.m., Friday, April 18th, Carroll-Lewellen Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Foothills Gardens of Memory, Longmont. Please join the family for a reception following the interment at Carroll-Lewellen. Memorial Contributions: Longmont Meals on Wheels, 910 Longs Peak Ave., Longmont, CO 80501.

Published in Longmont Times-Call on Apr. 16, 2014
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