WHITTLESEY, (SOLES) DOROTHY IRENE Slipped away from us Saturday, March 27, 2004 at 11:46 PM surrounded by her family. She will be missed deeply by her children, Leslie Frank and wife Susan (Ward) of Coto De Coza, Harold Lynn of Torrance, Lavon Raye and husband James Conrade Heinemann of Torrance, Chris Ann and husband Richard Heuser of Crescent City, her Grandchildren, Lindy, Allison, William and Dustin, Haley, Kurtis, Kevin ,Travis and Erik, Wyatt and Neil Ashley and Joshua Whittlesey. Born in Alliance, Ohio, July 25, 1935, she was the oldest of four children. She was a beloved sister to Nancy Jane (Morris), Roger Soles & Raymond Soles. She married Captain Neil Lynn Whittlesey, of Atwater, Ohio in 1959, and travelled throughout the states with the United States Air Force. During their stays across the states they had 4 childrren, and then settled their family in California. Dorothy worked at Ole's for nearly 20 years until she suffered an illness then still resided in her home with Jim , Lavon and their 4 children. She was a loving, caring person who loved to laugh with her Family, of which she loved more than anything. Dorothy can now watch over all of us and rest in peace. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 30, 2004 from 4PM to 8PM at WHITE & DAY COLONIAL MORTUARY, 901 W. Torrance Blvd.,(at Prospect Avenue) Redondo Beach, CA 90277. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, March 31, 2004 at 4:00 PM at the same White & Day Chapel.

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  1. Harold, I read about your mother\’s passing in the paper and just wanted to send my condolences to you and your family. May you find peace in the knowledge that she left behind a family who will remember and love her. Katie Gleason

  2. To a very spirited woman who didn\’t take a lot of guff from anyone…sometimes very funny and always very loyal, I wish you this……. May the road rise up to meet you, the wind be always at your back. May rain fall soft upon your fields and the sun shine warm upon your face. And until we meet again may God hold you in the hollow of his hand. To the rest of the Whittlesey family, my deepest condolences.

  3. Dearest Lavon, Les, Harold, Cristy, and the rest of the Whittlesey clan, I remember your mother as one of the sweetest women on our street. I remember that she had a huge heart and was always “there” for those in need. I pray that God\’s grace will be with you at this time, and the knowledge that your mother is in a beautiful place with her body, mind and spirit restored anew will console your hearts. Blessings to you all, Barbara

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