This is my grandmother, Dorothy, or Dobby to those who were close. She was born in 1922 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the third of three daughters.  She was smart, funny and beautiful.

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  • An amazing cook, "Baba Dobby" loved teaching her 13 grandkids, who learned cooking and so much more from her.

  • During her adult years, Dorothy volunteered for many organizations, including the Manitoba Cancer Society where she served as president. She also produced and moderated a public access television show: Let's Take a Look.

  • The young couple, Dorothy and Joe, with three of their five children preparing to host their annual New Year's party.

  • Dorothy and her husband, Joe, with their first-born daughter, Carole.

  • Also known as Dobby, Dorothy shown here in her teen years, had a mischevious sense of humor hiding behind her decorum as a proper lady. Eating dinner out with her grandkids later in life included her entertaining them with a spoon on the nose or teaching them to blow the wrapper off their straw.

  • Dorothy in the middle with her two older sisters and parents on a Sunday outing in Winnipeg.

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  • Reply Rachel February 5, 2016 at 7:58 pm

    Great photos. She was an inspiring woman!

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