Memorial services for Dorothy Rychlowski age 91 of Branson West, Missouri will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, February 11, 2019 at Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson with burial to follow in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, Mo.
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She passed away on February 6, 2019 at the home of a daughter in Highlandville, Missouri.
Dorothy was born on August 22, 1927 in Little Rock, Arkansas the daughter of Terry and Myrtle Watson Ivey. She had been a resident of the area for many years and had worked at Silver Dollar City for 17 years in food service. She was a member of the Our Lady of The Cove Catholic Church in Kimberling City, Missouri. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, her flowers and sewing.
Survivors are her two daughters: Sharon Dunlap of Highlandville, Missouri and Donna Crownhart of Shell Knob, Missouri. Six grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Also a half-brother and six half- sisters; Billy Joe Ivey of Arkansas, Carlion Rischar of Florida, Juanita Distefano of Nebraska, Peggy Rupp of Arkansas, Doris Sayles of Missouri, Joe Ann Miller of Pennsylvania and Rebecca Nava of New Mexico. She was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands, Donald Coghill and Edward Rychlowski, two brothers, Marvin and Arnold Ivey, two sisters, Essie Ivey and Ruby Brandon. She was also preceded in death by eight half-brothers and half-sisters; Leo Ivey, Wayne Ivey, James Edward Ivey, Johnnie Ray Ivey, Vernon Ivey, Betty Jean Heigle, Mary Ellen Towsley and Terry Ann Holland.