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Dorothy Mae (Loughlin) Vance

Posted 2018-02-11 by mhenderson
Daily Miner, Kingman, Arizona -
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2018 -

Dorothy Mae “Totsy” Vance passed away on Jan. 23, 2018, in Kingman,
Arizona.

Dorothy was born in St. Louis, Missouri on Sep. 29, 1929. Her parents
were William and Mildred Loughlin. In 1931, she moved with her family
to Ramona, California where her dad homesteaded 160 acres. In 1940,
the family moved to the small community of Suncrest east of San Diego,
California.

She married James Younghusband. They raised their four children in
Suncrest. During that time, she was a member of the Fire Department’s
Women’s Auxiliary, a founding member of the crest School P.T.A. and
published a community newsletter.

In 1971, she married George Vance.

In 1999, shortly after retiring from food management at the Home of
Guiding Hands, Dorothy moved to Kingman, Arizona. She volunteered at
both the Kingman Hospital and for the Joan and Diana Hospice Home.
Dorothy also loved to cook, garden, crochet, and knit.

Dorothy leaves a brother and sister, Norman Loughlin and Jean Smith,
two sons, Norman (Kathy) and John (Vickie) Younghusband, all in
Kingman, and a daughter, Cindy (Dave) Slater, of Highland, California.
Dorothy also leaves seven grandchildren and fourteen great
grandchildren. One son, Jimmy Younghusband, preceded her in death.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Feb. 17, 2018 at the Kingman
Ranch Mobile Home Park’s recreation hall at 5 p.m. The address is 1201
Jagerson Ave., Kingman, Arizona.





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