Dorothy Short, 87, beloved mother and grandmother, passed into her Savior’s arms while surrounded by family on Dec. 22, 2011, at the Solon Care Center. A celebration of her life was held Dec. 28 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids. Burial followed at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
She was born Oct. 11, 1924, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Earl and Marian (Hickey) Bennett and grew up in Ely. She lived in numerous Midwest towns but primarily raised her family in the Marengo and central Iowa areas.