Dorothy Brorsen

GARDNER – Dorothy Marie Brorsen, 79, of Gardner passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016 at her home.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Services: private.

Dorothy was born May 19, 1936 in Chicago, daughter of Albert “Mickey” and Anna McKnight. She married William “Baldy Bill” Brorsen May 10, 1954 in Gardner.

She was employed at Indicator Lights in Gardner for 40 years. A loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, her great pleasure in life was spending time with family and friends.

Surviving are her children: Barbara (Bill) Colwel of Taylor Springs, Illinois; and Bruce Brorsen of Gardner; six grandchildren: Jennifer Evans, Dean Colwel, Donna (Lenny) Allen, Ethel (Charky) Maggard, Melissa Brorsen, and Bruce Brorsen, Jr.; 11 great-grandchildren; and brother, Albert McKnight.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husand; her sister, Mary Gray; and a great-great-granddaughter, Remington.

Memorial gifts in her name may be directed to Grundy County Hospice.

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