Dorothy is survived by her children: Suzanne (Russell) Stephenson of Kansas City, MO, Lisa (David) Smith of Janesville, Duane (Melinda) Pierson of Sun Prairie, WI; five grandchildren: Ryan and Hannah Smith, Katie and Kelly Stephenson, Tyler Pierson; a brother, Donald Granzow of Janesville; and two nephews. In addition to her parents and her husband, Riley, Dorothy was predeceased by her brother, Duane.
Private interment will be at Milton Lawns Cemetery in Janesville. Because of Dorothy's and her family's deep gratitude for the care given by Mercy Hospice, donations may be made in her name to that organization. Dorothy's family would like to extend their sincerest thanks to the caring staff at Rock Haven, the staff of Mercy Hospice (especially Carrie & Kathy), and Dr. Alethea Poste and Dr. Suhail Shaikh, for all they have done for Dorothy and her family during her illness.
Hansen Funeral Home, Janesville, 608-752-8800, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.hansenfh.com
We love you and will miss you, but have faith that God is welcoming you home with open arms. May you finally be at peace.
Private interment at Milton Lawns Cemetery
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