Dorothy was born June 14, 1931 in Vermilion, Alberta, and passed away at home in Lacombe on Tuesday, December 11, 2012. She is survived by her four children, Brenda of Lacombe, Bev (Walter) Smith of Innisfail, Brad (Serena) of Rimbey, and Barb (Greg) Neilson of Crestomere, as well as 4 grandchildren, Seanna and Sierra Littke, and Dylan and Evan Neilson. She is also survived by her twin brother Ernie (Janet) Walter of Sylvan Lake, stepsister Ann Ammeter of Vernon, BC, and stepbrother Norman Ammeter
of Red Deer, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Archie, sister Marg Smith, and stepbrother Rollie Ammeter. Dorothy spent her life working with children, first as a teacher, then as a mother, and finally as a babysitter and grandma. She was an avid gardener who was well known for her tomato plants. She enjoyed knitting, playing Scrabble, and anything to do with cats. At Dorothy’s request, no service will be held. If desired, donations can be made to the Red Deer and District SPCA.