Saturday, February 22, 2014

Dorothy A. (Legois) Larrabee

Dorothy A. Larrabee, age 83, passed away on Saturday, February 22, 2014, at Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints Medical Center. Dorothy was born in Escanaba, Michigan, on November 30, 1930, daughter of the late John and Lucille (Nee: Gunville) Legois.

On October 9, 1948, in Dubuque, IA, she was united in marriage to Walter B. Larrabee, who preceded her in death on May 17, 2011.

Dorothy was a lifelong member of the Racine Community Church of the Nazarene. An avid reader, she also enjoyed watching old classic movies and loved caring for her grandchildren. Dorothy will be deeply missed.

Survivors include her children and grandchildren, Lynn Quirk and her children, Paul Quirk, Ron Quirk, Jason Mikulecky, Shawn Quirk, Joel Mikulecky; Bruce (Deanna) Larrabee and their children, Sara Larrabee, Rachel Spotz, Geoff Warmington, Rebecca Larrabee, Heather Warmington, Michael Warmington, all of Racine; Rev. Jimmy (Michelene) Larrabee, and their children, Andrew Larrabee, Ryan Larrabee, Trenton Larrabee; Joe (Caren) Larrabee and their children, Christopher Larrabee, Alexander Larrabee, all of Racine; 21 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers-in-law, Orval Larrabee, Ernie Larrabee; many nieces and nephews including, Jalaine Glunt who has been like a second daughter and lifelong friend, Jim Thiele; other relatives and dear friends.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Tim Quirk; and brother, Claude Legois.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 28, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the Racine Community Church of the Nazarene, 8440 Spring St., with Rev. Rich Doering officiating, assisted by Rev. Jimmy Larrabee. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family on Thursday at the church from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Friday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Racine Community Church of the Nazarene-Youth Ministries are suggested by the family.

The family extends a special thank you to Katie Lucci, and the staffs at Lakeshore Manor and Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints for their loving and compassionate care.

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