Obits submitted to The Gazette are published online and in the newspaper the next day. Sign up for our newsletter to get obituary headlines sent to your inbox every day. Search for obits using site search in the top right corner.

Your Email
All Newsletters
Dorothy Krotz
Cedar Rapids

Dorothy M. Krotz, 91, of Cedar Rapids, passed away peacefully, with a smile on her face, surrounded by family, on Saturday, Sept., 10, 2016, at Heritage Nursing and Rehab Center in Cedar Rapids.
Family will receive relatives and friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Cedar Memorial Chapel State Room. Interment will follow the gathering at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Dorothy was born Sept. 24, 1924, to Charles and Mary Kovarik Swacka, in Cedar Rapids.
Dorothy will be missed by her daughter, Betty (Randy) Schultz; brother, Richard Swacka; grandchildren, Kimberly, Steve, Nick, Morgan, Connor, Chloe, Brandon and Carlee; great-grandchildren, Rylan and Eastin; niece, Sharen; and nephews, Larry and Dennis.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wesley Krotz; sister, Branche Lassen; brothers, Bernard and Charles Swacka; and special friend and caretaker, Wilbur McMurrin.

Posted on Tuesday, 13 September 2016