Dorothy L. Mann, 84, passed away Friday, September 7, 2012.
Dorothy was born in Lisco, Nebraska on July 21st, 1928 to Maynard and Henrietta Beerup. She and her sister Darlene Luth, currently of Scottsbluff, Nebraska, were raised in Nebraska. Dorothy met her husband of sixty years, Leland L. Mann, while living in Nebraska. She and Leland moved to Texas in 1963 and to Iraan in 1975 where they continued to live after Lee retired. Dorothy was a homemaker known for her delicious cooking and love for flowers. After retirement, he and Dorothy spent the next fifteen years in their RV travelling and enjoying their hobbies of birdwatching, rock hunting and archaelogy studies. Nothing compared to the enjoyment they found in spending time with their children and grandchildren. Dottie and Lee had three children, Karen Lynette Mann, Rex Leland Mann, and Cheryl Lisa Mann. Rex and his wife Donna Williams Mann gave Dottie and Lee three grandchildren Jenny, Charlie and Mark of whom Dottie and Lee are very proud. Dottie and Lee travelled to the Texas panhandle numerous times to support the children. The three grandchildren were active in sports, one act play, and enjoying the outdoors while hunting and fishing.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents Maynard Charles Beerup and Henrietta Toye Beerup. Dorothy is survived by her sister Darlene Luth, Scottsbluff, Nebraska, sister-in-law Shirley Empson, Branson, Missouri, children, Karen Mann, Dallas, Rex Mann and his wife Donna, Perryton, Texas, Cheryl Mann, Dallas and their grandchildren Jenny Mann Russell and her husband Tyler of Plano, Texas, Charlie Mann and his wife Kristen of Canadian, Texas, and Mark Mann of Denver, Colorado. Dorothy is also survived by her nieces and nephews.
Family visitation will be held at 4 to 6 pm Sunday, September 9, 2012 at Shaffer Nichols Chapel, 301 S. Drake, Iraan, Texas. Services will be held at First United Methodist Church, Iraan, Texas at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 10, 2012.
In lieu of flowers, please feel free to donate to a charity of your choice.