Dorothy was born on December 3, 1933 and she passed at The Courtyard on January 6, 2022 in Loveland, Colorado with her family by her side. Dorothy was born in Loveland, Colorado to her parents John and Mary Walker. Dorothy was so tiny that a shoe box was her first bed. She worked the sugar beet fields with her family until she was wedded and raised her children. She was a proud mother of four, Danny, Teresa (Steve) Meining, Ramon Sonny (Laura) and Roger DeGroat. She lived for and loved all of her family dearly. She helped raise her Grandchildren Rusty and Amber in the 80’s and 90’s, it was the highlight in her life and let everyone know it. Every conversation or written letters were always memorable with Dorothy. Her favorite thing to do in life was to sleep and swing on a porch swing. Dorothy was a resident in the same home in Berthoud, Colorado from 1960-2014 when she moved to The Courtyard in Loveland.
She was survived by her children Danny Rae and Teresa, Grandchildren; Rusty DeGroat, Amber (Jeff) Richardson, Ben (Amanda) DeGroat, Katie (Ryan) Sellinghausen; Kris, Jeff and Jennifer Meining and many Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents John and Mary Walker, her six siblings, two sons Roger and Ramon (Sonny) DeGroat and a great grandson (Ethan Meining) along with many other extended family members.