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Dorothy B. Hartzell

2014-01-24T06:00:00Z Dorothy B. Hartzell Helena Independent Record
January 24, 2014 6:00 am

Dorothy B. Hartzell, 67, passed away Tuesday,

Jan. 21, 2014, into eternal rest.

She was born May 7, 1946, to Alva and Catherine Cooper. She grew up in Manhattan and moved to Helena.

Dorothy married David H. Svaleson in Helena in 1962. Together they had three sons, Eddy, David and Jon. She spent her career as cook, eventually becoming a chef!

She married Timothy Hartzell

June 12, 2001, in Muskegon Mich. They moved back to Helena in 2003 and enjoyed many happy years together.

Her interests were family, gardening, cooking, reading and attending the Canyon Ferry Road Baptist Church .

Dorothy is survived by her two sons, David Svaleson and Jon Svaleson (Stacy), both of Helena; her daughter, Ashley Svaleson-Smith of Helena; sisters, Karen, Corinne, Alice and Linda; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tim, and her son, Eddy.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday,

Jan. 25, at the Canyon Ferry Baptist Church , 3384 Canyon Ferry Road, East Helena, MT 59635 . A light lunch reception at the church will follow. The burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery at 1:30 p.m..

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