Dorothy was born on may 25th, 1918, to Faye Shaw and Andrew Willock.She grew up on a farm with her three sisters in Astoria, Illinois.At age 18 she left to work and live in South Bend, Indiana, where she met her future husband Joe.They were married on September 9, 1939. Their first child, Joey, was born three years later. Dorothy raised Joey on her own for two years while Joe served in the military overseas.
In 1945, they moved to Southern California. Their daughter, Kathy, was born in 1946.Three years later their youngest daughter, Dixie was born. They lived in Manhatten Beach for 35 years, then moved to Palos Verdes in 1984.
Dorothy had seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Her greatest achievment was being a devoted and beloved wife and mother.
Dorothy V. Willock Dezso May 25, 1918-April 20, 2003