Ilda Marie Gruber Dorsey, 91, of Florence, formerly of Fort Mitchell, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, April 13, 2019 at her home.
Ilda enjoyed being an artist in her early years and her family cherishes her creations that are in their possession. After her marriage to John, she happily took on the role of homemaker and mother to eight children. She was a member of St. Paul Church in Florence.
Preceding her in death were her parents, John and Marie Gruenwald Gruber; sister, Lillian Walter; and brothers, John Gruber and Robert Gruber.
Surviving is her husband of 67 years, John W. Dorsey; daughters, Jane (James) Simon, Laura (James Smith) Dorsey and Monica (David) Molony; sons, Mark (Ae-Soon) Dorsey, Kevin (Ellen Fitch) Dorsey, Joseph Dorsey, John S. (Amy) Dorsey and Paul (Joyce Kim) Dorsey; 14 grandchildren, Ben (Kasey) Simon, Andy (Amber) Simon, Edmund (Melody) Dorsey, William (Theresa) Dorsey, Amy Kim Dorsey, Josh (Nicole) Dorsey, Adam (Caroline) Molony, Mary (Justin) Austin, Irish (Bill) Dorsey-Richards, Aaron Dorsey, Gwen Dorsey, Nicholas Dorsey, Ethan Dorsey and Evan Dorsey; and five great grandchildren, Hanae Dorsey, Erina Dorsey, Kento Dorsey, Aiden Dorsey and Finley Austin.
Visitation is Monday, April 22, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at St. Paul Church, Florence. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 5:30 p.m. Inurnment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Fort Mitchell. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Erlanger is serving the family.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Parish Kitchen, P.O. Box 1234, Covington, KY 41012.
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