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“Dorothy was a breath of fresh air! She loved life and people. She spoke her mind and you always knew where you stood with her. Dorothy could hold her...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Joyce Stutika Gould - Elburn, IL

“So saddened to see that our sweet Dorothy had left us! We will miss her and shall always think of her fondly. She was quite a lady! Greg and Terri...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Greg & Terri Wiese and family - IA

“You will always have a special place in my heart Dorothy! You were like a grandma to me. You lived a wonderful life and will be greatly missed! ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Angie Goetz

“I will miss her lots! Her warmth, spunk and personality! She is a ray of bright sunshine. I worked with her for about 11 years when I was first...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Debby Weathers - Bettendorf, Iowa, IA

“Dorothy was such a wonderful lady. As a little girl I would visit my mom (Patti Bellman) at the Times & Dorothy would always tap dance with me! She...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Sarah Caldwell - Vienna, IL


Dorothy A. Kelley, a resident of Davenport, died November 25, 2012, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf after a brief illness. Burial will take place in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Hollywood Hills, California. Her relatives and friends will gather Thursday, November 29, 2012 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home, 614 Main Street, downtown Davenport, where a brief service to celebrate her life will be held at 1:00 p.m.
Dorothy Ann Kelley was born on August 2, 1923, in Davenport, Iowa, a daughter of Frank J. and Suzanne (Connelly) Kelley. Dorothy lived her entire life in the downtown area, while enjoying 26 years of work in classified advertising at the Quad City Times, retiring in 1988.
Dorothy is survived by her nephews; Steven Kelley, Valencia, CA and Michael Kelley, Pasadena, CA; two great nieces, Nicole and Allison Kelley, and dear friend and caregiver Meda keeney; as well as numerous loving friends. She was preceded in death by her brother, Francis Kelley.
She belonged to St. Anthony's Catholic Church and memorials may be made to the church in her memory.
Online remembrances and condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting Dorothy's obituary at www.hmdfuneralhome.com.