Dorothy A. Salvon
March 26, 1928 – October 27, 2020
Dorothy A. Salvon, 92, of Davenport, IA, passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at Ridgecrest Village Nursing Home. Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m, Saturday, October 31, 2020, at Weerts Funeral Home in Davenport, with a private family service and burial to follow. Memorials may be directed to St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Davenport. Online condolences may be expressed at www.weertsfh.com
Dorothy was born March 26, 1928, one of three girls, to Harold and Gertrude Hoersch in Davenport, IA. She graduated from Davenport High School in 1945. Dorothy went on to graduate with a Bachelor’s in Home EC from Stephens College in Columbia, MO, before attending Iowa State to major in Institutional Management where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. She worked at Stouffer’s Restaurant test kitchen in St. Louis, MO, and then moved to Portland, OR, for a job with Pacific TEL and TEL as a dietician. There, Dorothy met Stanley Salvon, and the two were united in marriage on September 1, 1956, in Davenport, IA. Together they had two children, Joan and Doug. Dorothy enjoyed her work at Fab & Trim and Stretch & Sew for many years until retirement. She was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Davenport. In her free time, Dorothy enjoyed sewing, cooking, and traveling with her husband Stanley. The couple had been to almost every state and loved going on cruises. During recent years, she still enjoyed having lunches with girls she met in Kindergarten, High School, and coworkers from Stretch & Sew.
Dorothy will be missed by her children, Joan (Jeffrey L.) Adamson of Moline, IL, and Doug (Lesley Sax) Salvon of Lake Zurich, IL; and her grandchildren: Koury (Brianka Morgan) Adamson and Blake Salvon. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Stanley; and two sisters: Marilyn and Jane.
- Harold Hoersch, Father (deceased)
- Gertrude Hoersch, Mother (deceased)
- Stanley Salvon, Husband
- Joan (Jeffrey L.) Adamson, Daughter
- Doug (Lesley Sax) Salvon, Son
- Koury (Brianka Morgan) Adamson, Grandchild
- Blake Salvon, Grandchild
- She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Stanley; and two sisters: Marilyn and Jane.
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Visitation Weerts Funeral Home
Saturday, October 31, 2020
Dorothy A. Salvon
October 31, 2020
Doug and Joan, my favorite 'almost' cousins,
I get older, too, and wonderful memories come flooding back of Thanksgiving and Christmas and picnics and birthdays, but most of all your mother was summer and sunshine. God bless her and God bless you and yours.
Mick and Laurence Anne