Dorotha Jean Poe Gammie was born January 5, 1926, in Jasonville, Indiana, to Kenneth and Frances (Neal) Poe. She married Donald George Gammie on April 10, 1949, in West Lafayette, Indiana. After marriage they made their home in LaGrange, Illinois. Donald passed away on October 2, 1992. She returned to West Lafayette for several years prior to moving to Northfield, Minnesota, in 2006.
Dottie was a homemaker, past President of the Chicago Whippet Club, and a member of Delta Gamma Society, Happy Hallow Garden Club, Qwest Club, P.E.O., Western Springs Genealogy Society and the Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include her children: Gregg Gammie (Janice), Carol Gammie Kathcart, David Gammie and Janet Gammie Long (Arlin); 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald and her grandson Donald Ian Gammie.
Dorotha passed away Wednesday afternoon, September 12, 2012, at the Care Center of the Northfield Retirement Community, at the age of 86.
Services will be 2:00PM Sunday, September 23, 2012 at the Chapel of the Northfield Retirement Community. Interment will be Saturday, October 6, 2012, in Lebanon Cemetery, Midland, Indiana.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing may contribute to the American Breast Center Society.
Arrangements are with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home. www.northfieldfuneral.com