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Theodore Roosevelt "Ted" Dotson
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1902
Louisa County
Iowa, USA
Death: Sep. 28, 1997
Jackson County
Michigan, USA

Ted Dotson was the first of nine children born to Oscar Brown Dotson (1881-1948) and Edith Virginia (Baxter) Dotson (1882-1967). He was raised near Wapello, Iowa, where he married Zella "Myrtle" Walker (1903-1990) December 2, 1922. Their son was Leonard "Max" Dotson (1924-1952) and Virginia (Dotson/Lox) Golliher.


The Hawk Eye, page 7B, October 1, 1997; Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa:

Theodore Roosevelt Dotson, 95, of Jackson, Michigan, formerly of West Burlington, died at 7:34 p.m. Sunday, September 28, 1997, at W. A. Foote Memorial Hospital in Jackson, Michigan.

Born January 5, 1902, in Wapello, he was the son of Oscar and Edith Baxter Dotson. On December 2, 1922, he married Zella Myrtle Walker. She died September 18, 1990.

Mr. Dotson was a machinist at Burlington Northern Railroad shops in West Burlington for 45 years. He was of the Protestant faith.

Survivors include one daughter, Virginia Golliher of Jackson, Michigan; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Bert Dotson of Freeport, Illinois, Kenneth Dotson of Spokane, Washington, and Mark Dotson of Portland, Oregon; and two sisters, Geneva Gilmore of Cedar Rapids and Verona Walker of New London.

Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by one son, his parents and three brothers.

Friends may call after noon until 8:30 p.m. today and from 8 to noon Thursday at Lunning Chapel. There will be no family visitation.

The graveside funeral for Mr. Dotson will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in Aspen Grove Cemetery, with the Reverend David Rogula officiating.
Family links: 
  Oscar B. Dotson (1881 - 1948)
  Edith Virginia Baxter Dotson (1882 - 1967)
  Zella Myrtle Walker Dotson (1903 - 1990)*
  Leonard Max Dotson (1924 - 1952)*
  Theodore Roosevelt Dotson (1902 - 1997)
  Cleao Russell Dotson (1904 - 1973)*
  Verona Violet Dotson Walker (1906 - 1985)*
  Geneva Pauline Dotson Gilmore (1919 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Aspen Grove Cemetery
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 327 Lot 411 Grave 5
Created by: DW Brumm
Record added: Nov 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100196434
Theodore Roosevelt Ted Dotson
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Theodore Roosevelt Ted Dotson
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