Dorothy June McDonald
Dorothy (Breeden) McDonald
Dorothy McDonald, 94, passed away on September 14, 2022, at LMH Health in Lawrence, KS.
She was born July 27, 1928, the daughter of Oscieola and William Flock in Morrill, KS where she lived until she graduated from high school.
“Dottie” married Melvin Breeden in 1946 and they had two sons, Randy, and Rodney Breeden. Melvin passed away in 1977. In 1990 Dottie married Leland McDonald and they made their home in Leavenworth, KS for 26 years. Dottie moved to Monterey Village Senior Living in Lawrence, KS in 2017 and was proud to be the first resident of the newly opened facility.
Dottie worked in the transportation office at Fort Leavenworth, KS for many years, retiring in 1990. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Leavenworth. She was highly skilled in needlepoint and crochet and in recent years crocheted newborn hats that were donated to a nearby hospital. She almost always had a jigsaw puzzle at some stage of completion in her home. She was an ardent fan of KU basketball.
Dottie was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Melvin Breeden; brother, Leonard Flock; husband, Leland McDonald; and son, Rodney Breeden.
She is survived by her son, Randy (Wanda) Breeden of Lawrence KS; two granddaughters, Erin Brown of Lawrence, KS, and Cara (Kris) McDonald of Olive Branch, MS; and three great grandchildren, Lola Brown of Lawrence, KS and Memphis McDonald and Madelyn McDonald of Olive Branch, MS.
A graveside service is planned 10:30 a.m., Monday, September 19, 2022, at Sabetha Cemetery in Sabetha, Kansas.