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Dralle, Dorothy L.
Dorothy L. Dralle, 82, formerly of 1383 N. West St., Galesburg died at 6:24 p.m. Sunday, January 30, 2011 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.

She was born July 21, 1928 in Farmington, Iowa to Lee and Verna Huddleston Pickard. She married Howard Dralle 1949 in Galesburg. He preceded her in death September 12, 1998.

Surviving are two daughters, Donna Dralle of Minneapolis, Minn. and Debra (Husband Richard Krzemien) Dralle of Los Angeles, Calif., two brothers, Fred (and Twyla) Pickard of Galesburg and Bob (and Eleanor) Pickard of Walkersville, Md., a sister, Margaret Lock of Avon, Ill. and a grandson Evan.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Dorothy was a secretary for the Athletic Director and then for the Principal at Galesburg High School for 24 years. She retired May of 1990. She was a member and taught Sunday School at the First Church of the Nazarene in Galesburg. She was a tutor at Silas Willard Elementary School in Galesburg. She was an avid fan of the girl's basketball teams at Galesburg High School.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, February 3, 2011 at First Church of the Nazarene. Rev. Ron Scarlett will officiate. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, February 2, at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Galesburg. Memorials may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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