Dorothy A. Stuvick
November 11, 1932 - July 01, 2011
Birthplace: Pottawattamie County, IA
Resided In: Norton, KS

Visitation 7/7/2011
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Service 7/7/2011
Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel
Burial 7/7/2011
Emerson Cemetery

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Dorothy Ann Stuvick, daughter of George and Teresa (Weldon) Good, was born November 11, 1932, on the family farm in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, and passed away at the Andbe Home in Norton, Kansas, on July 1, 2011, at the age of 78.

Dorothy was raised on the family farm and graduated from the high school in Elliott, Iowa, in 1951. She attended nursing school and graduated as a Registered Nurse from Mercy Hospital in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in 1954. She started her nursing career at Murphy Memorial Hospital in Red Oak, Iowa. On February 17, 1957, Dorothy married Donald Stuvick in Red Oak, where they made their home. In April 1958, the family moved to Junction City, Kansas, where she continued her nursing at the local hospital. In October 1962, they moved to Norton. She was a nurse at the Norton County Hospital for many years. She returned to school to become an Emergency Medical Technician and worked with the Norton Ambulance crew as an EMT and also worked with the Red Cross Blood Drives for over 30 years.

Dorothy was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Norton and taught Sunday School for many years. Along with Edith Huff, Dorothy started the local chapter of TOPS in 1966, and it is still active today. She enjoyed having fun in the water and her water aerobics class and the fellowship she had with her coworkers and her friends. She also enjoyed reading and looked forward to reading all her books in her retirement years.

Survivors include: her husband, Donald, of their home in Norton; two sons and their wives, David and Rhonda Stuvick, Garden City, Kansas; Douglas and Gina Stuvick, Medford, Oregon; one daughter, Diane Schlageck, Munjor, Kansas; one granddaughter and her husband, Tabatha and Scott Payton, Plattsmouth, Nebraska; one great-granddaughter, Olivia Payton, Plattsmouth, Nebraska; one brother and his wife, Tom and Lila Good, Elliott, Iowa; one brother-in-law and his wife, Loren and Virginia Stuvick, Huntley, Illinois; one sister-in-law, Karen Kraft, Omaha, Nebraska; many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, one brother and his wife, Joe and Marge Good, two sisters and their husbands, Ethel and Paul Heines and Josephine and Phillip Dermody.


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