Dorothy Begalka, age 93, passed away Wednesday February 26, 2014 at Sherman Hospital Elgin, IL. 
Dorothy was a lifetime resident, born and raised in Elgin Illinois, to the union of Fred and Frieda (Schroeder) Begalka on February  29, 1920.

She worked at Elgin National Watch Factory, Platt Hill Nursery, she later retired from D.C Cook Publishing Co.

A proud member of St. Johns Lutheran Church Elgin IL. Dorothy enjoyed discovering her family history with her sister Florence along with her many trips they took out west together

She is survived by her many cousins and many friends.  Proceeded in death by her dear sister Florence and infant brother.

Visitation will be Saturday March 1, 2014 at 10:00 am until time of service at 11:00 am, at Madison Funeral Home 305 park St. Elgin IL 60120. 847-741-1128. Officiating Pastor Hannibal Frederich of St. Johns Lutheran Church. Burial proceeding services at South Elgin Cemetery, South Elgin, IL at 12:00 PM
In lieu of flowers memorial’s may be made to St. Johns Lutheran Church 101 N Spring Street Elgin, IL 60120.

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