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Dorothy “Dottie” McPherson

Service Date: March 26, 2021
Visitation Info: St. Pius X KY
Interment Info: Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Service Info: St. Pius X KY
Service Info

Dorothy “Dottie” B. McPherson, 92, of Edgewood, KY passed away peacefully on Monday, March 22, 2021 with her loved ones by her side. She was born February 27, 1929 in Demossville, KY to the late Clarence and Loretta Bobb. Dottie was very energetic and outgoing, she loved to be in the “mix”. In her younger years she was a volunteer squad chief for the Southern Hills/Edgewood EMS and Fire, something that she truly loved. She was also a Member of St. Pius X Church for 60 plus years, and she had volunteered throughout the years at many different church events. She loved to cook and bake, especially during the holidays. She was famous in the family for her holiday treats, she made cookies, cakes and candies, but her white Kentucky pull candy was one of her staples. She also enjoyed going to the casinos and the racetrack to watch the horses run. Dottie lived her life with a loving spirit and she always made her family a top priority. She was preceded in death by her husband: Raymond McPherson, and her sister: Betty Kaiser. Dottie is survived by her loving daughters: Karen Chell and Krista (David) Thorburn, her beloved grandchildren: Stephanie (John) Wilmhoff, Meredith (David) Brueggemann, Erin (Sam) Lange, Victoria Chell, Alexander Thorburn, Ashley (Corey) Taylor, and Samuel (Abby McLaughlin) Thorburn, and 9 cherished great-grandchildren. A visitation will be held for Dottie on Friday, March 26, 2021 from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM at St. Pius X Church, 348 Dudley Rd, Edgewood, KY 41017. Mass of Christian Burial will be held following the visitation at 12:00 PM at the Church. Dottie will be entombed with her husband following the Mass at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Erlanger, KY. Memorial contributions can be made to Redwood School and Rehabilitation Center at 71 Orphanage Road, Fort Mitchell, KY 41017. Linnemann Funeral Homes are handling the arrangements and online condolences can be made at

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

St. Pius X KY

348 Dudley Pike
Edgewood, KY 41017
12:00 pm

St. Pius X KY

348 Dudley Pike
Edgewood, KY 41017

Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Address: 3227 Dixie Hwy ERLANGER, KY 41018
12:00 am - 12:00 am

Dorothy “Dottie” McPherson


Heartfelt sympathy

Dear Krista and Karen, So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing.She was a dear person. We have many fond memories of both she and your Dad. Sending prayers to you both and your families.


I extend my deepest sympathy and prayers. Your Mom brought love and laughter to all she met. I consider this fact our purpose in life. She made this world a better place and now her &Ray are together forever. Love and prayers, Dick Maile.


To my beloved friend Karen, your daughters, grandkids, sister and extended family,
I am deeply saddened to hear of the loss of your mom and grandma. I’m praying for all of you.
Know that she is watching the races above with your dad, Karen.
Thinking of you Karen.

To David, Krista, & family

Please accept my heartfelt condolence on the loss of your mother. Though I never met her it sounds as if that’s my loss. May God walk alongside each of you and give you comfort in this time of sadness.
Jim Reich

A “heart” friend

Dottie and I worked on the squad together, camped with families together and always felt connected even when we no longer saw each other. Our world will be less joyful without you.
Jerry and Andrea Hardcorn


So sorry to see you go. We shared many memories! Gone but not forgotten.
Love Ellen