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Dorothy Mae Full

June 2, 1927 April 26, 2019
Dorothy Mae Full
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Obituary for Dorothy Mae Full

On April 26, 2019 Dorothy Mae Full passed away quietly in her home, at the age of 91, with family present. She was born June 2, 1927 in Sheridan, Oregon to Stanley E. and Hazel F. Christensen. Dorothy was raised on the family farm between McMinnville and Bellevue, Oregon. She went to grade school at Oldsville School and graduated from McMinnville High School in 1945. Dorothy attended Oregon State University and graduated from University of Oregon School of Nursing in 1950. In 1951 she married Eugene W. Read and had a family of four children. Eugene passed in 1955. Around 1964 Dorothy married Earl O. Full. Together they bought and ran Benedict Electric Appliance Sales and Service after George Benedict retired.
Dorothy was a member and past-president of the McMinnville Soroptomist International Club. She enjoyed traveling, camping, and fishing with family and friends. Through their affiliation with General Electric, Dorothy and Earl had opportunities to travel abroad to Asia and Europe. In her spare time she was a voracious reader and enjoyed mysteries and romances.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, late husbands Eugene Read and Earl Full, brothers Stanley R. Christensen, Darrell Christensen, and sister Marian Troyer. Her son, Richard Read, and a daughter, Jill Kroll (Full) also preceded her in death.
Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Susan Read and Christine Hamilton (Gene) as well as sons David Read and Mike Full, all of whom reside in McMinnville. She also has numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great, great grandchildren.
Dorothy was well loved and respected by family and friends. She was a generous, loving, and classy lady who will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Services for Dorothy will be Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Chapel of Macy and Son. Donations can be made to the American Heart Association and/or Providence Hospice Services.


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May

1:00 PM 5/2/2019 1:00:00 PM
Macy & Son Funeral Directors

135 NE Evans Street
McMinnville, OR 97128

Macy & Son Funeral Directors
135 NE Evans Street McMinnville 97128 OR
United States
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