Dorothy Dostal

Born in Johnson County, IA
Born on Oct 11, 1927
Departed on Nov 25, 2021

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Dorothy Dostal (94) of Cedar Rapids passed away on November 25, 2021 at the Oldorf Hospice House.  Per Dorothy’s wishes there will be no services held.

Dorothy Marie Tomash was born October 11, 1927 in rural Johnson county;  the daughter of Joe and Emma (Netolicky) Tomash.  Dorothy was united in marriage to Carl Nissen on June 4, 1955.  She retired from Cryovac in 1990.  She was an excellent baker and cook. Dorothy will always be remembered for her amazing kolaches and pies. She also loved gardening and enjoyed spending time with her family and dog Wrigley.  

Dorothy is survived by her daughter Cheryl Pickart and son Randy (Pamela) Nissen; four grandchildren Nick (Allison) Nissen, Nicole (Jesse) Colehour, Michael (Tammy) Pickart, and Emily Pickart; seven great grandchildren Noah and Lillie Pickart, Kinley, Evelyn and Madelyn Nissen, Brennan and Bryleigh Colehour; two sisters Darlene Plattenberger and Janet Cerveny and one sister in law Janice Tomash. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Carl, two brothers Elmer and Robert Tomash , two brother in laws Dennis Cerveny and Richard Plattenberger and a son in law John Pickart.