Dorothy Mae Bush, 90, of Burlington, passed away at 2:21 AM Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at the Great River Klein Center in West Burlington.
Born August 22, 1929, in Rockford, IL, she was the daughter of William A. and Beryl Anna Marvin Poulton.
She worked as a Tax Auditor for the State of Iowa.
Dorothy loved her coffee, chocolate and animals, especially dogs. She was a great baker and cook and liked to garden and tend to the birds. When her boys were in Boy Scouts, she was very active in the group and held the position of Den Mother. Dorothy loved her family more than anything.
Survivors include her children: Cindi Bush of Concord, NH, Vikki Christy of Pinehurst, NC, Kathy (Larry) Utt of Mishawaka, IN, Steve (Joy) Bush of Phoenix, AZ, Cris Glasgow of Burlington and Mike (Kim) Bush of Burlington; 14 grandchildren: Alan Bush, Matt Christy, Shanna (Henry) Browning, Ashley (Jason) Hull, Christopher (Kim) Utt, Stephanie (Denver) Stair, Megan Bush, Cody Bush, Samantha Bush, Eric Glasgow, Kevin (Jaime) Glasgow, Ryan (Kayla) Glasgow, Michael (Heather) Bush and Kristen (Eric) Durbin; 34 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her special friend, Shirley Russell.
Dorothy was preceded in death by one sister, Marian Donovan, one brother, Charles Poulton, and one son, Doug Bush.
A special thanks to all the Staff at Great River Klein's center for all the help they provided Dorothy in her stay there.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of Prugh~Thielen Crematory.
Per Dorothy's wishes, there will be no visitation or services.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established for Des Moines County Humane Society.
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