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Dorothy M. Anderson

d. July 18, 2021

Dorothy Mae Andersen, 98, of Lone Jack, Missouri, was born, August 14, 1922, in Sturgeon, Missouri, the daughter of Donnie and Myrtle (Critchfield) Roberts. She departed this life Sunday, July 18, 2021, at the Pleasant Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center.

On February 28, 1966, she was united in marriage to Robert “Andy” Andersen in Miami, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death on August 7, 2014.

Dorothy was employed at the Safeway Grocery Company in Kansas City for fifteen years. Later she retired from the Daniels and Brown Chiropractic Clinic in Grandview where she was Office Manager for eighteen years. She had been residing at Broadway Village and the Pleasant Hill Health and Rehab Center for the past several years, but she still called Lone Jack home. She was an active member of the Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Lee’s Summit and was a member of Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3118 in Pleasant Hill.

Dorothy was also preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, David; one daughter and son-in-law, Beverly (and Larry) Henson; and her sister, Helen Brooks.

She is survived by four daughters, Roberta (and Keith) Hammer of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, Cheryl Robinson of San Antonio, Texas, Donna Johnson of Blue Springs, Missouri, and Tobi Nash of Kansas City, Missouri; fourteen grandchildren, Ann Brown, Aaron Hammer, Molly Hammer, Rachel Jeffreys, Nora Hammer, Shannon Henson, Chad Pope, Heidi Mooney, Mitchell Johnson, Ron Johnson, Ryan Nash, Paige Nash, and Abbi Robinson; ten great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. Monday July 26, 2021, at the Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 26, 2021, at the funeral home. Pastor Jon Gruen will officiate. Interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home 203 N. Armstrong St., Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550
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