Dorothy F Cox

Dorothy F Cox

Dorothy F. Cox February 17, 1924 - August 15, 2019 Dorothy Cox, 95, of San Clemente, CA passed peacefully on Thursday, August 15, 2019 with her daughter by her side. Born February 17, 1924 on the family farm near North English, Iowa. She was the second and youngest daughter born to Truman and Fern Faas. She attended Gritter country school and graduated from North English High School in 1942. She attended Parsons College in Fairfield, Iowa, and received her credentials to teach school in Iowa. After teaching in various small towns in Iowa she moved to Southern California. While staying with an aunt and uncle, she attended Los Angeles City College and received a certificate for dental assistant. In 1945 she met Elmer Cox Jr, just returned home from WWII in the South Pacific at the Huntington Park Christian Church in Huntington Park, CA. They were married on February 24, 1946. Dorothy was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was active in her church and community; Sunday school teacher, Boy Scout den mother, Camp Fire leader, as well as church and community volunteer. Dorothy was a strong, intelligent and independent woman. Her faith in God carried her through the many challenges of her life. Preceded in death by her parents, Truman and Fern Faas, sister, Donna Oster, her husband, Elmer E. Cox Jr, two sons, Jackson Truman Cox and Elmer Edwin Cox III, and niece, Donna Kenny. She is survived by her daughter, Eloise Dallmeier; son-in-law, James Dallmeier; granddaughter, Christina Lee; nephew, John Oster, his wife Catherine and family.
February 17, 1924 - August 15, 201902/17/192408/15/2019
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Dorothy F. Cox February 17, 1924 - August 15, 2019 Dorothy Cox, 95, of San Clemente, CA passed peacefully on Thursday, August 15, 2019 with her daughter by her side. Born February 17, 1924 on the family farm near North English, Iowa. She was the second and youngest daughter born to Truman and Fern Faas. She attended Gritter country school and graduated from North English High School in 1942. She attended Parsons College in Fairfield, Iowa, and received her credentials t...

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