Dorothy Hart, Wofford Heights, Calif.Dorothy Mae Hart, 89, Wofford Heights, Calif., formerly of Mitchell, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at her son’s home.
Dorothy Mae Hart, 89, Wofford Heights, Calif., formerly of Mitchell, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, at her son’s home.
She was born on Aug. 9, 1923.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Bittner Funeral Chapel, Mitchell. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Mitchell.
Visitation will be prior to the service Saturday at the funeral chapel.
Dorothy Mae Hart was born to Raymond and Bertha (Zimmer) Torbet in Mitchell.
She married Charles “Bud” Hart on Jan. 1, 1944, in Salem.
They moved to Long Beach, Calif., where they resided for 40 years.
In 1983, Dorothy and her husband, Bud, returned to their home state of South Dakota for their retirement years.
Dorothy was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church.
Dorothy enjoyed her grandchildren in California and her extended family in Mitchell.
Attending family get-togethers, playing cards with friends, going on bus trips and staying connected by phone with family and friends were some of her favorite things to do.
Her smile and hugs will be missed by us all.
Dorothy is survived by her sister, Norma (Torbet) Shafer, Tea, formerly of Mitchell; son, Tom Hart and wife Sue, Wofford Heights; grandson, Steve Hart and his children, all of California; grandchildren from her late daughter, Renee (Hart) Dick: Tyler and wife Renee, Suzie, Ktee and Ryan and wife Vicki, all of California; her nephews and niece: Gary Shafer and wife Kay; Beckie Beeners and husband Keith; Michael Shafer and partner Chuck Crank; sisterin-law, Maxine Wilcox; and many great-nieces, nephews and their families.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Bud” Hart; a son, Donnie Hart, a daughter, Renee Dick; and a brother, Vernon Torbet.
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