Dorothy McDowell
1930 - 2021
Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home
6101 Bosque Blvd.
Waco, TX 76710
Dorothy McDowell

May 7, 1930 - May 7, 2021

Dorothy McDowell passed away in her home on Friday, May 7, 2021. Graveside Services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, May 15, at Waco Memorial Park. Burial will follow.

Dorothy was born May 7, 1930, in LuVerne, Iowa, to Fred and Ada Kruse. She worked and retired from the Texas Department of Human Resources. She enjoyed reading, gardening, and watching television.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John Earl McDowell,

She is survived by her children, Ramona, Dorothy, Clifford, and Fred. Grandchildren, Trevor, Samantha, Shauna, Erin, and Casey.

The family would like to thank Julie with Bluebonnet Hospice, Brian Spriggs, and Lisa Housen for making it possible for her to be at home during her final days.

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Published by Waco Tribune-Herald from May 13 to May 14, 2021.
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Laura Salazar Aleman
May 15, 2021
To the children of Dorothy & John, please accept our deepest sympathies on the passing of you mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of remembrance.
Bill Bohan & family
May 14, 2021
It was when you came to Iowa that I met you all on visits to see Grandma. I am glad I was able to meet you all. Of course we've all grown up in that time and had families of our own. There is nothing more important than family, except God that is. I hope you are taking the time to remember together and treasure all the memories you share of your Mom and Dad. My parents and brother are all gone now. It has been almost twelve years since I lost my Mom. She was the last one of the 3 and it was hardest loosing her. I pray that you would draw together now with each other as you grieve the loss of your Mom. In the end it's family that counts. I pray that God would comfort you as you morn the loss of your Mom the way He has promised us He would. Our very deepest sympathy, Diane and Steve Boahn
Diane M Bohan
May 13, 2021
My deepest sympathies. What little time I knew your mother I treasure. Romona you and your family will be in my prayers.
Francine Jones,LVN
May 13, 2021