Dorothy LaRue Bachlor
Dorothy LaRue Bachlor, 92, office manager, partner, loving wife and mother, died Saturday, October 9, 2021.
Dorothy Lillian Hare was born and raised in Syracuse, NY, where she was adopted at age two by Silas and Estelle Converse. Upon graduation from high school, she became a telephone operator, was married, and moved to Costa Mesa, CA, where she raised two sons and was Personnel Manager for J.C. Penney. Following a divorce, she married Ray Bachlor in 1980. Together, they owned and operated an automotive service company and farmed avocados and macadamia nuts in Fallbrook, San Diego County, CA, until retiring and moving to Tulsa in 2001. "Dottie" was admired by all as a truly genuine and caring person, not to mention a great cook!
She leaves her husband, Ray Bachlor; sons, Michael D. LaRue, Kevin R. LaRue; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Kay "Betty" LaRue; grandson, Ryan G. LaRue; and step-daughters, Anne Elfrink and husband, Don, Nancy LeSage and husband, Michael, and Peggy Bachlor; seven step-grandchildren and their partners; eight great-grandchildren that all adored her.
Funeral Service will be 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 13, 2021, Moore's Southlawn Chapel, Tulsa, OK. Moore's Southlawn 918-663-2233, share memories at www.moorefuneral.com
Published by Tulsa World on Oct. 12, 2021.