Dorothy M. Roseboom

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record
Dorothy M. Roseboom

Dorothy M. Roseboom, 69, of Aledo, died Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010 at Trinity, Rock Island.  Services were Friday at the Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo. Burial was in the Aledo cemetery. 

Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Fippingers where an Order of the Eastern Star Service was held at 7 p.m. Memorials may be left to the Aledo United Methodist Church of which she was a member. Online condolences can be made at

Dorothy was born June 5, 1941 in Aledo to Virgil and Margaret Brown Peterson and graduated from Aledo High School. Early in her career she worked at John Deere in Moline and for many years Dorothy was the bookkeeper at the Mercer County Nursing Home in Aledo retiring in 1993.

She is survived by a daughter Wendy (Mark) Griffiths of Quartz Hill, Calif., three grandchildren, Alexander Youmans of Kennesaw, Ga., Brent and Morgan Griffiths of Quartz Hill, Calif.

Her parents, one son and daughter-in-law, DelMichael and Patricia Fuller Roseboom and a sister, Helen Brokaw, preceded her in death.