Dorothy Wood

Born in Cedar Rapids, IA
Born on Nov 27, 1931
Departed on Jan 11, 2022

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Dorothy Marie Wood, Age 90, of Cedar Rapids, IA passed away at the Winslow House in Marion on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 surrounded by her loving family.

A memorial service will be held at the Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories on Saturday, January 15 at 3 PM with the Certified Celebrant Jim Parton officiating. 

Dorothy was born on November 27, 1931. She was the daughter of the late, Lloyd and Edna (Burgin) Fenton. She married Richard Earl Wood. Dorothy worked at several places including Downing Box and also at her husband’s business, Dick’s Tile Shop. She volunteered for meals on wheels for several years. Dorothy had a lifelong love of animals and provided a good life to many dogs throughout her life.

Those left to cherish Dorothy’s memory are her siblings, Linda Huber, of Marion Iowa, and Donald Fenton of Arvada, CO; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard “Dick” Wood, her parents, and her siblings, Dwayne, Dwight, G. Dean Fenton, and Patricia Brogan, her in laws, Myrtle (Moss), and Lorm Yardley, and Earl Wood.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Iowa State Veterinary College.

The family wishes to thank the entire staffs at both the Winslow House and Mercy Hospice for all the love and support they showed Dorothy while she was in their care.