Dorothy Mae Swanson died Monday, May 19, 2003, at Mark Twain St. Joseph’s Hospital in San Andreas.
She was born Sept. 21, 1923, in South Dakota and had been a resident of Murphys for the past 39 years. She was 79.
Mrs. Swanson was a homemaker and a former member of Rotary and the Lions Club. She loved to work in her garden.
Mrs. Swanson is survived by a son, Dan C. Swanson of Murphys; a brother, Neal Harr of Brentwood; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
At her request, no services were conducted. Angels Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.