Dorothy was born June 4, 1927, in Prairie City, Oregon to James R. and Geneva Ann (Campbell) Cook and passed away on February 28, 2019, in Salem. She graduated from high school in Scio as Valedictorian of her class in 1945.
Dorothy married Allen Lamer August 16, 1946, when he returned from the war. They were married for 65 years before Al’s death in 2011. They lived 62 of those years in Keizer. Together they owned and operated Al’s Radio and TV for 37 years. Dorothy and Al were proud of their Keizer heritage and contributed and participated in many of community activities.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her sister, Roberta Gray; she is survived by two children, Kay (Bill) and Paul (Gerlinde); five grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. In retirement, Dorothy enjoyed gardening and many international trips. She meticulously documented each adventure with great enthusiasm.
A memorial service will be at Keizer Funeral Chapel on Sunday, March 17 at 1 p.m.
Donations can be made to Keizer Heritage Foundation, PO Box 20845, Keizer, OR 97307.