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Dorothy L. Waters

January 30, 1922 March 9, 2019
Dorothy L. Waters
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Obituary for Dorothy L. Waters

Dorothy L. Waters, age 97, of Council Bluffs, passed away March 9, 2019 at Amelia Place.

Dorothy was born January 30, 1922 on a farm on Route #3 to the late Charles and Florence (Jeffers) McKern, Sr. She attended Garner #10 through the 8th grade and graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in 1939. Dorothy married her childhood friend and neighbor Delbert C. Waters on October 30, 1941. They were blessed with two children, Kathryn and Gerald. After Delbert’s passing in 1972, Dorothy worked as Clerk of the District Court, retiring in 1987. Dorothy attended Refuge Bible Church.

In addition to her parents and husband, Dorothy was preceded in death by her son, Gerald Waters in 2002; sisters, Helen Stortenbecker, Gladys Feller and Vera Jensen; brothers, Harold, Everett “Sandy”, Charles “Chad”, Jr., and Lawrence McKern, Sr.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Kathy (Merle) Oltmans of Council Bluffs; 5 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.

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Funeral Service




1:00 PM 3/13/2019 1:00:00 PM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Visitation one hour prior to the funeral service at funeral home. Luncheon at the Masonic Temple following interment.

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Cedar Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

1350 E. Pierce Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

1350 E. Pierce Street Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

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