Dorothy Perry


Dorothy Perry
March 26, 1920 - June 29, 2010

Dorothy J. Perry, passed away at her home at the age of 90. Dorothy was born in Brainerd, Minn., to Henry and Johanna Johnson Hanson. She came out West with her mother at the age of two years. They settled in Dayton. She went to school in Dayton and graduated in 1939.

Dorothy married Donald Cushman in Walla Walla, in September of 1941. They had two children, he died in May of 1960.

Dorothy married Virgil Perry on New Years Eve in 1966. He died of cancer in 1983.

She worked at Birdseye for seven years. She was a Cub Scout mother and a Blue Bird leader when her children were young.

She loved working in her yard, going Salmon fishing and calm digging. She also was in her early 80's, still playing pool with the ladies pool league playing for the Rochester Tavern.

Graveside services will be held at Mnt. View Cemetery, July 9, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Joel Ley of Christ Lutheran Church officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Walla Walla Community Hospice or Walla Walla Senior Center, thru the Herring Groseclose Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder, Walla Walla, WA. 99362.


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