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Dorothy M. Alden, age 93, of Westview Dr., Jefferson, died Monday evening at the UH-Geauga Medical Center.
She was born Sept 16, 1923, in Dorset, the daughter of William and Viola (Cochran) Kyle, and had been a lifelong area resident. She was married to the late Estell R. Alden in St. Louis, Mo., and had 65 wonderful years together before his death in 2011.
Dorothy was a 25-year employee of the General Electric Corp., retiring in 1984. She was an active and very involved member at the Jefferson Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include a daughter, Kathleen F. (Edward) Holstein of Jefferson; a grandson, Terry E. (Melanie) Holstein of Cedar Point, N.C.; and three great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Post and Caden and Kinsley Holstein.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Estell; and two brothers, Rupert and Howard Kyle.
Funeral services will be held Friday, at 2 p.m., at the Jefferson Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND CREMATORY, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, with Pastors Rod Kincaid and Shirley Deemer officiating. Burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 1-2 p.m., at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Jefferson Church of the Nazarene, 55 E. Satin St., Jefferson, Ohio 44047, or Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave., Ashtabula, Ohio 44004.
The Fleming & Billman Funeral Homes and staff are honored to serve the Dorothy Alden family. Visit fleming-billman.com to view obituary, express condolences, order flowers or light a candle.
Published on April 5, 2017
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