PINE RIVER - Dorothy P. King, age 78, of Pine River, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center. She was born on June 11, 1929, to Walter and Blanche Scott, of Tracy, Minn. She graduated from Pine River High School in 1946, then went on to Normal Teachers training and taught at the Whitefish Country School east of Pine River. Dorothy was united in marriage to Orville A. King in 1948 in Pine River. She worked in the Pine River Public and Kitchigami Regional Library systems for 27 years.
She is survived by her husband, Orville King, of Pine River; three sons, Kenny King, of Pine River, Dennie King (Mona), of Walker, Ricky W. King (Colleen), of Pine River; five grandchildren, Kristin Hauser (Rick), of Edina, Karla Jo Cunningham (Chris), of Backus, Kraig King (Traci), of Pine River, Kendra Aleckson (Desi), of Pine River, Eric King, of Pine River; six great-grandchildren: Avery, Jordan, Amelia, Kalli, Meredith and Konnor; two brothers, Wayne Scott (Barb), of Hutchinson, Darrell Scott (Ann), of Sauk Rapids.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Pine River Public Library, P.O. Box 14, Pine River, MN 56474, or Dorcas Circle, c/o First Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 23, Pine River, MN 56474.
Services will be 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, at First Lutheran Church, Pine River. Burial will follow at Pine Ridge Cemetery, Pine River. Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Kline Funeral Home, Pine River, and one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home, Pine River.
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