Dorothy Lorraine Dunning

Questing Heirs Genealogical Society Newsletter, Volume 45, Number 12 (December 2012):



Dorothy was born to Frank and Lorinda White on 17 July 1929 in Decorah, Iowa, and was one of the many from Iowa to move to Long Beach during the 1930s. She attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School, LBCC and USC School of Nursing. Later she was an office manager for the LBUSD and president of the California School Employees Association, as well as being active in church organizations.

Married to Neal Dunning for 49 years until his death in 1999, Dorothy is survived by 4 children, 7 grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter. She passed away on 9 November, a memorial service being held for her at the California Heights United Methodist Church in Long Beach on 17 Nov 2012.

Proud of her Norwegian and Scottish heritage, Dorothy kept Norwegian and Scottish traditions alive for her family each Christmas. She joined Questing Heirs in 1997.

Serving the Long Beach area since 1969