Dorothy Jean DeLaRosa
Dorothy Jean DeLaRosa, 59, of Cedar Rapids, died on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Iowa City. Memorial services: 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids.
Survivors include her children, Bridgette (Al-Shadi) DeLaRosa, Stephanie DeLaRosa, Shannon (Damion Hare) DeLaRosa, Heather (DeAndre) McDaniel, Meghan (Craig) Smith and Ashley (Zach Garcia) DeLaRosa; her mother, Barb Vorhees; six stepdaughters; one stepson; grandchildren, Destiny, Alasia, Daymarcus, Falisady, Dayshawn, Dariah, Julius, Delayna, Layonna, Aaliyah, Katrina, Wesley, Kiera, Stephon, Selena, Romero, Sofia, Lil De and Leehani; and great-grandchildren, A'deyela and Jeremiah.
Other survivors include her siblings, Kathy, Donnie, Karen and Kenny; and step-siblings, Ed, Billie and Paula.
Dorothy was born on April 2, 1961, in Worth, Ill. Dorothy enjoyed being outside, hiking, camping and baking for her friends and family. Her favorites time was spent with her kids and grandkids. They will greatly miss her.
She was preceded in death by her father, Arthur; mother, Isabelle; brother, Dennis; and best friend, Laura.
Memorials may be directed to the funeral home.
Please share your support and memories with Dorothy's family on her tribute wall at www.stewartbaxter.com under obituaries.