Dorothy M. Kellogg

1921 - 2013


Dorothy M. Kellogg was born on January 15, 1921, in Baltimore, Maryland. She spent her

childhood in Wheeling, West Virginia. After graduating high school she attended Madison

College Tennessee School of Nursing, where she earned her R.N. degree and met her future

husband Robert D. Kellogg.

Dorothy married Robert after he was drafted into the Army during World War II. While

her new husband was overseas, she worked as a nurse for the Union Pacific Railroad in Tacoma, WA. After the war, Dorothy continued nursing at Portland Adventist Hospital while Robert attended

University of Oregon School of Dentistry. The family put down roots in College Place along Garrison Creek.

Dorothy was a long time member of the Seventh-day-Adventist

University Church. Among her interests were jogging, (she ran

a marathon at the age of fifty-seven), swimming, snow skiing,

water skiing, baking bread, playing the piano, writing and

visiting with dear friends. She will be remembered by many in

the valley for her “creek parties”, a picnic for many classrooms

of grade school children. Dorothy had a very special spot in her

heart for her beloved Priest Lake, Idaho. The family has been

going there since the mid-1950s and have enjoyed its beauty,

serenity and have shared many wonderful memories over the


Dorothy is survived by her four children; Dr. Donald Kellogg

and wife Linda, Dr. Richard Kellogg and wife Sue, Kathy

(Kellogg) Grellmann and husband Erwin, Dr. David Kellogg

and wife Desiree. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Dr.

Julie (Kellogg) Thompson and husband Phil, Carsten and Elise

Grellmann, Ashley and Ryan Kellogg and Chloe and Aidan

Kellogg. She was preceded in death by her husband of fiftyseven

years, Dr. Robert D. Kellogg.

The funeral service will be held at Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt Funeral Home, 1551 Dalles

Military Road, Walla Walla, WA 99362, on Friday, March 29, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. Graveside

service and interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, College Place, WA.

Friends may write memories and sign the online guest

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