Obituary of Dorothy Davenport
Dorothy Davenport, age 79 of Yankton, SD passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Avera Sister James Care Center, Yankton, SD.
Dorothy was born May 9, 1938 to Ernest and Theresa (Kribell) O’Connor in Akron, IA. She graduated from Vermillion High School in 1957 and went on to graduate from Stewarts Beauty School. Dorothy married Richard Davenport on June 17, 1958 in Garryowen, South Dakota. Both Richard and Dorothy worked at HSC in Yankton, SD. Dorothy retired from the HSC beauty shop after 35 years of service. After she retired, Dorothy and Richard were able to travel with close family members, John and Judi Geisinger. Dorothy loved a good game of pinochle and occasionally a trip to the casino. She was so proud of her children and grandchildren and always cherished the many times they gathered in her home.
Dorothy is survived by her son, Jim (Chris) Davenport of Yankton, SD; daughters, Debbie (Stacey) Kutil of Hartford, SD and Lori Kalin of Hartington, NE; grandchildren: Mason Kalin of Yankton, SD, Krista (Josh) Hayen of Sioux Falls, SD, Emily Kalin (Jason Fanselau) of Kansas City, MO, Melissa (Nick) Weinandt of Bellevue, WA, Micah Davenport of Yankton, SD and Connor Davenport of Yankton, SD.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Theresa and Ernie O’Connor; husband, Richard Davenport and son-in-law, Richard Kalin.
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