Dorothy "Dottie" (Nault) DempseyApril 17, 1923 ~ June 27, 2013
April 17, 1923 ~ June 27, 2013
Dorothy "Dottie" (Nault) Dempsey passed away on June 27, 2013, at her assisted living home, Life's Little Pleasures.
Dorothy was born on April 17, 1923, in Superior, Wis., where she spent her growing up years. She met the love of her life, Ralph, while traveling on a train and they were married on Oct. 20, 1945. They spent the next 20 years seeing the world together during Ralph's military career. They then settled in Wenatchee, where they raised their two children, Kathy and Mike. Dottie was a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Dottie worked many years as a waitress for Tony's, Rooney's and The Chieftain restaurants, where she made many good friends and happy customers. She belonged to Beta Sigma Phi Sorority and had many fond memories of the good times she shared with friends during their functions.
She is survived by her daughter, Kathy (Jim) Sharp of East Wenatchee, daughter-in-law, Jill (Mike) Dempsey of Wenatchee, adopted daughter, Pat Alderman of Cashmere; grandchildren, Christopher (Andrea) Sharp of East Wenatchee, Matthew Sharp of Wenatchee, Dennis (Sherri) Sharp of East Wenatchee, Aaron Dempsey of Wenatchee, Shon (Sarah) Dempsey of Brooklyn, N.Y.; step granddaughters, Caitlin Sullivan of Seattle, Mollie Sullivan of Denver, Colo., and Kourtney of Portland, Ore.; great grandchildren, Jeremiah Sharp, Ashley Sharp, and Wyatt Hetterle of East Wenatchee, and Shad and Seth Sharp of Gettysburg, S.D.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph; son, Mike; parents, Stella and George Nault; and her sister, Shirley.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, July 2. Arrangements are by Telford's Chapel of the Valley, East Wenatchee, Wash.