Dorothy Avelyn Austin
Longtime Siskiyou County resident, Dorothy Avelyn Austin, passed away peacefully on November 18, 2013 at the age of 96.
Dorothy was born in Salinas, California to Clarence and Emma Lisk on August 7, 1917. Dorothy moved to Siskiyou County in 1980 after her husband retired from the Sacramento area. Dorothy was a Patron Club member of American River College for over 10 years and loved to Ballroom dance with her husband and friends. Dorothy was an excellent seamstress and loved to go antique shopping. She also loved to collect glassware, including dishes and teapots.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Richard, in 2000. She is survived by her three sons, Raymond of Copco Lake, Ronald of Sacramento, Rodney (Donna) of Washington, and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Graveside services and interment were held on Friday, November 22, 2013 at the Henley-Hornbrook Cemetery in Hornbrook.