James Lee Dorothy

SHAKOPEE – Funeral services for James Lee Dorothy, 79, of Shakopee, will be 11 a.m. Saturday, March 15, 2014, at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 2488 East Vierling Dr., Shakopee, with Reverends Brett Boe, Les Galland and Walter Johnson all officiating.

Interment will be held 3 p.m. Saturday in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont, Minn.

James died Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at St. Gertrude’s Health Center in Shakopee, Minn. Visitation will be 9-10:45 a.m. Saturday at King of Glory Lutheran Church.

Family prefers memorials be sent to King of Glory Lutheran Church.

Arrangements with McNearney Funeral Home of Shakopee, (952) 445-2755.

Condolences may be shared at www.mcnearneyfuneralhome.com

Jim was born June 27, 1934, in Fairmont, Minn., the son of Glenn and Ruth (Flo) Dorothy. He served in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany. He married Donna Gilliland on March 20, 1955, in Fairmont. Prior to retirement, Jim worked for 35 years at Data Documents as a lithographer. Jim liked his time doing yard work and being outdoors, traveling, socializing with friends and being with his family.

Survivors include: his daughters, Kim (David) Wagner, Tammy (Allen) Johnson; grandchildren, Tiffany (Chad) Larson, Tyler Johnson, Sarah and Ben Wagner; half sister, Sharon (Hank) Isaacson; half brother, Charles Dorothy; sister-in-law, Beverly Gratz; loving nieces and nephews; and special dog, Barney.

Jim was preceded in death by his wife, Donna; parents, Glenn and Ruth; brother, Richard; brother-in-law, Ronald Gratz.