Williams, Dorothy Norma (Linnerson) Age 88, passed away on June 26, 2021 after battling Alzheimer's Disease. Dorothy was born in Kansas City, Kansas. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Missouri where she met Dan, her beloved husband of 68 years. Dorothy practiced nursing and medical lab technology at McFarland Clinic in Ames, Iowa for 14 years. She then transitioned from humans to animals and worked as a med tech in the pathology department at Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine for 29 years until her retirement in 1998. Shortly after retirement, Dorothy and Dan moved to Arizona where they built their dream house overlooking the beautiful red rocks of Sedona. In 2018, they relocated to Eagan Pointe Senior Living to be close to family members. Dorothy had many interests and talents. Her interior decorating and design skills were showcased when Better Homes & Gardens selected her home in Ames, Iowa as a feature piece for their magazine. She loved caring for animals of all sorts and volunteering her time and talents to various charities. She cherished her Swedish heritage, church fellowship and especially her family. She had a sweet smile for all whom she would meet. Dorothy was preceded in death by parents Virgil and Alice Linnerson and her brother Dr. Glen Linnerson. She is survived by her husband Dan, her sons Daniel (Denise), Michael (Paige) and Stephen, and her grandchildren Tyler (Alice), Justin (Kayla), Miranda and Parker. The family wishes to express our deep gratitude for the care and love shown to Dorothy by the excellent caregivers and staff at Eagan Pointe Senior Living and at Brighton Hospice. A celebration of life ceremony will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to the Alzheimer's Assoc. (alz.org) or the American Swedish Institute asimn.org or Rainbow Acres rainbowacres.com. Klecatsky & Sons Eagan Chapel klecatskys.com 651-454-9488
Dorothy Norma (Linnerson) Williams
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