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DOROTHY (DOTTIE) MAXINE KLIPPEL Age 92, our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away on November 19, 2012 at the Gateway Gardens in Poway, California. She was a former long time resident of Riverside, California. Dottie was born on Nov. 24, 1919 in Shelby, Iowa, the third child of Gideon Gorden Chupp and Gladys Belle (Cox) Chupp. She moved with her family in 1924 to Riverside, California. She resided in Riverside from 1924 until 2006. She married her husband Walter W. Klippel in 1942. Dottie is survived by her son Brian E. Klippel, daughter-in-law, Janice Klippel of San Diego, California; daughters Jill E. Dennis, son-in-law Danoyd Dennis, of Bellflower, California; Kathleen V. Garvin, son-in-law Doss Garvin of Elizabeth, Colorado; 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She supported us. She was our friend. But mostly, she was an example for our lives. We will always cherish our time together. She loved her family, friends, reading, writing, crosswords, dancing, sewing, knitting and traveling. She worked at Kress' Dime Store, "Ma Bell" Telephone Company and Riverside County Tax Assessors Offices. After she retired, she returned to college. She was finally able to pursue her love of writing. At her request no services will be held. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the . Love Means Believing in Someone
Published in Press-Enterprise on Dec. 5, 2012
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