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Dorothy Ellen (Nelson) Garcia

October 10, 1946 ~ September 11, 2021 (age 74)


Dorothy “Dottie” Garcia, 74, passed away September 11, 2021. Daughter of the late Harry and Ethel Nelson; wife of Dennis L. Garcia; mother of Laura (Chuck) Schwoebel, and Donny (Gari) Garcia; grandmother of Briana (Ian) Brown, Kadin Garcia, Nicholas Garcia, and Michael Schallert. Soon to be great grandmother. Dear sister of Gary (Linda) Nelson, the late Mark (Linda) Nelson, Chuck (Melinda) Nelson, Nancy Enos, the late Eric (Christy) Nelson, and Nick Nelson. Beloved niece, aunt, cousin, and friend. In memory of Dottie, please donate to the American Cancer Society.

Service: Visitation Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 3:00-8:00pm at John L. Ziegenhein & Sons Funeral Home (7027 Gravois Ave.). Funeral mass Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 9:30am at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Interment Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.  

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September 15, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
John L. Ziegenhein & Sons South City
7027 Gravois Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63116

Funeral Mass
September 16, 2021

9:30 AM
Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church
5020 Rhodes Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63109

September 16, 2021

11:15 AM
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Gravois Ave.)


American Cancer Society
4215 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis MO 63108
Tel: 1-314-286-8150

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