Dorothy Kate Stevens Barney

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March 6, 1931 - February 4, 2022

Dorothy Barney our loving mom, grandma and great grandma returned to our loving heavenly father after a long battle with Alzheimer's.

Dorothy was born March 6, 1931 to Wilford and Ruby Stevens and grew up in Redmond Utah with her 6 brothers and sisters.

Dorothy loved to baton twhirl and play soft ball in her younger days. Dorothy and her family also loved going camping and fishing.

Dorothy, Her daughter and best friend for over 70 years, Lavala Myer loved to go to Wendover and play the slots and go to the senior center to play bingo.

She loved spending time with her family singing and whistling to them. She also loved music and would try dancing with everyone.

Dorothy had a wonderful sense of humor and kept everyone laughing.

Dorothy worked at O.C. Tanner where she was a supervisor and loved every one she worked with, and missed them when she retired.

Thanks for all the love, laughs, and memories.

A special thanks to her daughter Sandra for taking such wonderful care of her the last several years of her life.

Survived by her 3 children, Sandra (Frank Cooke) Peterson, Brent (Sylvia) Barney, Cathy (Dick) Marshall.

7 grand children, Leon Peterson, Alan (Stacey) Peterson, Jackie Peterson, Jenna (Jeremy) Anderson, Shanna (Eric) Sherlund, Trina (Blake) Perez, Derrick Marshall.

5 great grand children, Kylie (Kevin Marler) Peterson, Tara (Carson Marlow) Peterson, Tristian and Bridger Anderson, Hunter Sherlund, Bodhi Perez.

A very special thank you to the staff and volunteers at Valeo home care and hospice for all their loving care and support.

Preceeding Dorothy in death were her husband Freeland, daughter Karen, son Kevin, her parents and brothers and sisters.

Dorothy was known for her compassion, kindness and strength for over coming many health issues.

Her loving sister Valeen referred to Dorothy lovingly as Katie and once said if Katie had a nickel, everyone had a nickel.



Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Mc Dougal Funeral Home
4330 South Redwood Road
Taylorsville, UT 84123

Graveside Service

Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Elysian Burial Gardens
1075 East 4805 South
Millcreek, UT 84117

Life Story Info


Jackie Peterson and Leon Peterson

Post Date

Feb 07, 2022

Personal Info

Cause of Death

Alzheimer's Disease





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  • O.C. Tanner
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My little fire cracker. I love you so much.

Miss you even more.

Thank you for sharing your home with me.

I will treasure all the memories we made.

I will drink a diet coke for you grammy.

Love you always.


Jackie Peterson Feb 08, 2022

Oh my dear beautiful grandma I will miss you so much!

I was so honored and blessed to have you for my Grandma but really a best friend as well.

In my heart forever ♥️ Love Leon

Leon Peterson Feb 07, 2022