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Dorothy Rae Sampair Rush
Birth: Dec. 7, 1933
Tacoma
Pierce County
Washington, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 2009
Olympia
Thurston County
Washington, USA

Dorothy R "Dottie" Rush, died peacefully at home 2 Dec 2009. Dottie was born to Charles and Dorothy Sampair in Tacoma, WA 7 Dec 1933. She was brought up in the home of her grandparents, Tom & Mabel Lester. She graduated from Clover Park High School in 1953. While working at the Lakewood Ice Arena, she met Frank Rush and they were married on 1 Aug 1953. They were married 55 years before Frank's death in 2008. They moved into a home on Cooper Point Rd., where they raised 6 children. Dottie was a "stay at home" mom, and later in life was employed by St Michael's Church rectory. She loved spending time with her family, decorating her home for every holiday and picking wild black berries. She was also involved for many years with the Orthopedic and Alter Guide, and the St Therese of the Child Jesus Guild. She is survived by her four brothers; two sisters, her children, Patti, Jim, Debi, Tami and John; 15 grandchildren and 13 great grand children. Dottie was preceded in death by her husband, Frank and their son Michael. Please join the family for a memorial service on 16 December at 11:00am at Calvary Chapel Chapel, 919 Division St., Olympia, WA, with a reception to follow. The family has requested that memorial donations be made to Providence SouthHomeCare and Hospice (3432 South Bay Rd, NE Olympia, WA 98509. The Olympian 6 Dec 2009 pg A4 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Lewis Sampair (1893 - 1936)
  Dorothy Lydia Lester Campbell (1912 - 1995)
 
 Spouse:
  John Francis Rush (1921 - 2008)*
 
 Children:
  Michael Ralph Rush (1954 - 1971)*
 
 Siblings:
  Dorothy Rae Sampair Rush (1933 - 2009)
  Charles James Sampair (1935 - 2015)*
  Melvin Jay Taylor (1948 - 2015)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Tumwater
Thurston County
Washington, USA
Plot: Block 66 Row 6 Grave 25
 
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Record added: Dec 05, 2009
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