Dorothy Eleanor (Johnson) Downey
|Posted 2019-05-07 by mhenderson|
|Published in Today's News-Herald on May 7, 2019 -|
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -
Dorothy Eleanor Downey, 90, passed away in Lake Havasu City on May 2,
2019. She was born to Lawrence and Eleanor Johnson in Santa Monica,
California on Oct. 29, 1928.
Dorothy grew up in Venice Beach, California. She lived in Fountain
Valley, California and then retired to Lake Havasu City. She retired
as Orient Operations Manager from Mattel Toys in 1986 after 20 years
of loyal and outstanding service. She married David in Salome, Arizona
on Aug. 21, 1974 and they were blessed with 44 loving years together.
She enjoyed boating and RV camping.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents; Lawrence and Eleanor
Johnson and her sister; Virginia Davies.
She is survived by her husband; David Downey, son; Larry Reel,
daughters; Barbara Reel (Robert) Lawrence, Debra Downey (Tom) Roberts,
and Stephanie King, grandchildren; Heather, Anne, Doug, Carrie,
Stacey, Jennifer, and Leanne, and great-grandchildren; Persephone,
Giselle, Lily, Kaitlyn, Ryann, Brynlee, and Timie.
Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz-
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