Dorothy Butcher

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Dorothy Butcher and her husband Hal

Former Superior resident Dorothy “Dot” Butcher, 80, died Jan. 19, 2014 in Mesa, AZ.

Mrs. Butcher was born Feb. 27, 1933 in Dell Rapids, South Dakota, to Hollis and Dagny Goodale.

She graduated from Chester Consolidated School in South Dakota in 1951. She worked as a teacher, nurse’s aide, and occasionally at a mink ranch. She married Hal Butcher on Dec. 15, 1968, in Colton, South Dakota. They then moved to Arizona where they enjoyed being foster parents for many years.

She is survived by her sister, Darlene Lodmell and family; son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Alice Koob; daughter and son-in-law, Hollie and Charlie Cox; and daughter and son-in-law, Heather and Henry George; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Butcher was preceded in death by her husband, Hal, and her brother, Lauren Goodale.

The family appreciates Pilar Shepard and the Americare hospice nurses and caregivers for their assistance.

Funeral Services were held on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at Superior Funeral Home. Interment followed at Fairview Cemetery, Superior.

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