Dorothy Corkhill

2013-02-12T00:00:00Z Dorothy Corkhill Sioux City Journal
February 12, 2013 12:00 am

SIOUX CITY | Dorothy (Zimmerman) Corkhill, 87, formerly of Sioux City, passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at Bishop Drumm Retirement Center in Johnston, Iowa.

Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Nelson-Berger Northside Chapel, at 822 Jennings, in Sioux City. Interment will be in Logan Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at  the funeral home.

Dorothy, a native Sioux Citian was born on Dec. 30, 1925. Her parents were Blanche Hazel Ossian and John Harold Zimmerman. She is a graduate of Central High School, attended Grinnell College and graduated from Morningside College in 1949.

She married Harold Franklin Corkhill on June 4, 1949.

She enjoyed her Bible studies, making photo albums, traveling and family activities. While in Sioux City, she was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, First United Methodist Church and Central Baptist Church. She was a member of P.E.O. Chapter JH.

She is survived by her children, Julie (Dan) Ruffolo of Ft. Collins, Colo., Shirley Corkhill of Des Moines, and Jim (Amy) Corkhill of Greensboro, N.C.; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; stepmother, Ruth Taylor Zimmerman; her brother, Reid Ossian Zimmerman; and her husband, Harold Corkhill.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in Dorothy's name.

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