Dorothy
Dorothy I. Easley, 83, passed away in Torrance, CA on October 13, 2010. She was born in South Bend, Indiana. Dorothy is survived by her husband, Cecil; her children, Cynthea Easley of Riverside, CA; Lisa (Marty) Rehbein of Huntington Beach, CA; Eric Easley of San Pedro, CA; James Easley of the world; and 3 grandchildren: Ryan, Steffi, Molly; and her brother, James Rouhselang of South Bend. In 1956 Dorothy and her friend, Francis hopped in "Dot's" 1953 Buick and headed West for Hollywood, CA in hopes of finding employment. Dot met Cecil Easley when her roommate and friend Francis begain dating Cecil's roommate. Dot and Cecil hit it off and were married Feb. 20, 1960 in Westchester, CA. They began their life together in a modest apartment in Hawthorne while she worked as a secretary for TRW. Cecil was working for Packard Bell at the time and was soon transferred to Thousand Oaks, CA. Dot and Cecil eventually moved there when Dot was expecting their first child. They purchased their first home in Carson, CA and Cecil began working for TRW, which meant Dot was able to stay home and raise four wonderful children. In 1973 Dot and her family hopped on a plane headed for the land down under . . . Alice Springs, Australia where Cecil continued his career with TRW. An avid golfer all of her life, she rediscovered her passion for golf and bridge while in Australia. She made life-long friends there in just three short years. Dot and family returned to the states in 1977 and settled in Torrance, CA. Dot enjoyed reading, crocheting, knitting, cooking, and of course doing crossword puzzles. She was one smart lady! She will be missed by all, including her lovable dog, Daisy.

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  1. Please add us to the memorial, funeral, or celebration guest list. Our sympathy goes out to our dearly loved Dorothy. God Bless.

  2. Uncle Cecil and cousins, I was so sad to hear of Aunt Dorothy’s passing. Patty called Walt & I on Wednesday. My mom always had such a wonderful time on her visits with you and Aunt Dorothy. I think Aunt Dorothy taught mom how to gamble and she loved going to Vegas. I remember the first trip mom and I took to California to visit you, such a long time ago. Remember the Ooh Auh trees the last time you were here? Our prayers are with all of you. I am sure mom is having a great visit with Aunt Dorothy in heaven. Please take care, Michele

  3. Dear Family, I too have many memories of Aunt Dorothy. She was so much fun when I was a child. I was always in awe of her spirit of adventure, she took off and left her family and went clear across the continent, for goodness sakes! I remember how cool that was to a small child. I spent many hours at Grandma’s talking about her. My prayers are with you at this time.

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