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Dorothy Dempster

April 11, 1920 - October 17, 2013

Dorothy was born in Ottumwa, Iowa to Thomas and Sarah Eyre. She was the youngest of 6 children. She moved to Hollywood in 1946 with her 4 year old daughter, Raelyn, to be near her big sister, Louise. She worked as a PBX Operator for over 38 years for Occidental Life Ins. Co. She moved to Gardena in 1958 with her husband, Jim and daughter and remained in the same home for 55 years. She was active in the Gardena Moose Lodge and Gardena Senior Center for many years. Dorothy loved to travel after her 1985 retirement and visited Africa, Korea, England, Scotland and lots of other fun places. She is survived by her daughter, Raelyn; her granddaughter, Kathleen and her "big" sister, Louise. Visitation will be Thursday from 4-8 p.m. and her service will be Friday at 10:00 a.m. Lighthouse McMillan Mortuary, 1016 W. 164th St., Gardena. Burial at Forest Lawn, Glendale. A reception will be held on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Gardena Moose Lodge, 15511 Vermont Ave. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Oct. 22, 2013
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