Dorothy was born August 10, 1922 in Cameron, Missouri to Guy Carl and Catherine (Martin) Ellis.
She was a graduate of Cameron High School and she received her Bachelor of Science in Business Degree from the University of Kansas.
Dorothy married Dale Younger on August 4, 1944 in Cameron and then began her career as a military wife.
She was a member of the Presbyterian Church of the Cross, Omaha, NE, Order of Eastern Star, Merry Mixers Square Dance Club and the Remington Rubies Red Hat Society.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dale Younger; brother, Guy Carl "Bud" Ellis; sister, Betty Belden; grandson, David Younger.
Survivors: son, Stephen Kent "Sky" (Nancy) Younger, Peoria, AZ; daughter, Robin (Scott) Drvol, Omaha, NE; grandchildren, Bryan Younger, Kyle Younger, Corey Drvol, Kristen Drvol and Ryan Drvol; nephews, Chris Ellis and Scott Belden.
Graveside service: 11:00 AM, Friday, September 14, 2012 at Cameron Memory Gardens, Cameron. Memorial Fund: Developmental Enrichment Center, 16809 N. 53rd Ave., Glendale, AZ 85306. Arrangements: Poland-Thompson Funeral Home, Cameron. Online condolences: www.polandthompson.com.