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Lundahl, Dorothy Isabelle Shipman 1918-2012


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Date: 10/31/2017 at 20:36:11

Dorothy S. Lundahl
1918 - 2012
Naples, FL

Dorothy Isabelle Shipman Lundahl died on August 13, 2012 in Naples, Florida.

She was born in Chicago, Illinois, on August 17, 1918, to Herbert Neville Smythe Shipman and Isabelle Mae Meikle Shipman. She graduated from Elmhurst High School, Elmhurst, Illinois, in 1935 and from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI in 1940 with a degree in elementary education. She was a member of the Pi Beta Phi and the Phi Beta Kappa sororities.

She married Arthur Brown Lundahl on October 25, 1940, in Thorndike Chapel, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. She lived in Moline, Illinois, from 1940 to 1947, and from 1963 to 1995. She lived in Des Moines, Iowa, from 1949 to 1963 and moved permanently to Naples, Florida, in 1995.

She is survived by her children, Ann Elizabeth Lundahl Ericsson (Dwight) of Huntington, IN, Thomas Arthur Lundahl (Elaine) of Seattle, Washington, and David William Lundahl (Sharon) of Beloit, Wisconsin, two grandchildren, Joel Carl Ericsson and Neal Arthur Ericsson, two great grandchildren, Danae Suzanne Ericsson and Levi Arthur Ericsson, three nieces and two nephews.

Her husband, her brother, Eugene William Smythe Shipman II, and sister, Sarah Elizabeth Shipman Bradbury, predeceased her.

During her life, she was involved with Pi Phi sorority, the University of Michigan alumni, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, the First Congregational Church, Moline, Illinois, and many arts and music organizations. She enjoyed sailing, painting, golf, tennis, gardening and traveling.

Her ashes will be spread in the Gulf of Mexico and Lake Michigan. A private family memorial service will be held at that time.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Nature Conservancy, 991 2nd Ave N, Naples, FL 34102 or to Vitas Hospice, 4980 Tamiami Trail N, Suite 102, Naples, FL 34103. ~ The Des Moines (IA) Register, Thurs 16 Aug 2012.


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