Dorothy L. Isom, 89, of Carroll, died Saturday, May 9, 2020 at her home.
Private committal services will be held at Elmwood Cemetery in Carroll. No public visitation will be held.
Memorials may be directed to the Dorothy’s family for later designation.
Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.
Dorothy Luetta Isom was born Dec. 27, 1930 on a farm near Concord to William and Meta (Rieth) Stalling. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church east of Concord. She graduated from Concord High School in 1948 and the Beauty School in Norfolk. She then was employed at Hazel’s Beauty Shop in Wayne for 10 years. Dorothy married Marvin Isom on Feb. 26, 1955 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, rural Concord. The couple farmed near Carroll most of their married life. Dorothy worked as a teacher’s aide at the Carroll Elementary School for 20 years. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Carroll. Dorothy enjoyed reading and embroidering, the Cubs, but most of all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her children, Joni (Mark) Tietz of Carroll, Jodi Isom of Lincoln, Janee Isom of Lincoln, and Jennifer (Cody) Backer of Randolph; grandchildren, Brent (Rachel) Tietz, Lyndi (Bob) McElroy, Christian Moore, Shaw Backer and Jessa Backer; five great grandchildren, Carleigh and Bennett Tietz, Finn, Iain and Emmy Luetta McElroy; two brothers, Clifford (Donna) Stalling of Norfolk and Clayton (Jan) Stalling of Vermillion, S.D.; sister-in-law, Gale Stalling of Ovieda, Fla.; nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Marvin, in 1974; and brother, Richard Stalling in 2016.