Dorothy A. Cary, 94, Pecatonica, Illinois died at 10:59 a.m., Wednesday, April 1, 2009 in Freeport Memorial Hospital. \r\r\n\r\r\n She was born January 23, 1915 in Pecatonica, Illinois the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence and Violet (Brockmire) Linden. Dorothy was a life-long resident of Pecatonica. She was employed by Hobson's Federated Store, Stuckey's Rt 20 and Winnebago Fabricating Co. Dorothy was a collector of dolls and music boxes. She graduated from Pecatonica High School, Class of 1933. \r\r\n\r\r\n Survivors include daughter Jane (David) Cruse, Pecatonica, IL, son Steve (Jeri) Jackson, Rockford, IL, grandchildren John (Suzie) Cruse, Evergreen, CO, Lucas(Allison) Cruse, Santa Fe, NM, and Jill Jackson, Rockford, IL, sisters, Alice Dack, Rock Island, IL and Mildred Strandwitz, Appleton, WI and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. \r\r\n\r\r\n Funeral Ceremonies at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, April 6, 2009 at First Lutheran Church, 218 East 6th Street, Pecatonica, IL, with Rev. Tom Jacoby officiating. Burial will be in Pecatonica Cemetery, Pecatonica, IL. Visitation will be held at the First Lutheran Church on Sunday, April 5, 2009 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Arrangements made by McCorkle Funeral Home, 203 West 5th St. Pecatonica, IL.