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
book at www.mountainviewcolonialdewitt.com