THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Dorothy L. Curtis
Issue Date: September 6, 2017
Dorothy "Dori" Louise Curtis, 73, passed away Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 at Bay Area Medical Center surrounded by family.
Born May 6, 1944 in Chicago, to Bill and Marge Smith, she married Curt Curtis in 1968 and they raised three children.
They enjoyed playing cards, practical jokes on each other and telling stories about her children and grandchildren.
She loved cooking big family meals, hosting Christmas parties at her home and when meal was complete, the table was cleared to play cards. She also enjoyed baking desserts, cookies and breads to share with family, neighbors, friends and the local police and fire departments. She was avid bowler and reader.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jeremy and her husband, Curt; siblings, Tommy, Bill, Bud and Sue.
Surviving are a son, Jeff (Elaine) Curtis of California; a daughter, Julie Curtis of Marinette; six grandchildren and three siblings, Irene Blum of Peshtigo, Mike Koga of Florida and Lee Smith of Arizona.