Dorothy J. Wilson, 91

Dorothy J. Wilson, 91 of Marshalltown, IA, went home to the Lord on Saturday, April 3, 2021.

Dorothy Jean Bartine was born in Marshalltown, IA, on January 14, 1930, the only child of John and Golda (Achtemeier) Bartine. She graduated from Marshalltown High School in 1948 and worked as a dental assistant for Dr. D.A. and David Collison for six years.

Dorothy was united in marriage to Rolland (Ron) Wilson on September 25, 1949, and they have always made their home in Marshalltown.

Dorothy was a member of First Presbyterian Church, PEO Chapter JU, Twentieth Century Club, and Bridge Club. She was a former member and President of Early American Glass Club, Christian Women’s Club, and Entre Nous, and was Area Representative for Stonecroft Ministries. She very much enjoyed spending time with her friends and serving others.

She was an accomplished quilter, an avid reader, loved taking walks hand-in-hand with her husband, and cherished time spent with family, especially in Door County.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20, at First Presbyterian Church in Marshalltown. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Masks and social distancing are required. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Marshalltown.

Dorothy is survived and lovingly remembered by her daughters: Sr. Julian (Marilyn) Wilson of Wilmington, DE, and Beth (Ron) Zitzow of Muscatine, IA, and her granddaughters Kathryn and Rebecca Zitzow of Muscatine, IA.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Ron.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, Glenwood Place, or Iowa River Hospice in her memory.

Starting at $4.38/week.

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