Nancy J. (West) Dorsey, age 72, of Bland, passed away Monday, January 20, 2014, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City.
Nancy was born July 6, 1941, in St. Louis, Mo, a daughter to the late Lloyd "Pee Wee" and Jeanie (Caldwell) West.
Nancy graduated from Affton High School in 1960.
On October 28, 1961, Nancy was united in marriage to John W. Dorsey in St. Louis, Mo. John survives of the home.
Nancy was a devout Christian and was a member of the Arnold Baptist church in Arnold Missouri. She was a previous president of the Moolah Shriners Black Horse Patrol Lady's Club and a former Worthy Matron of the Golden Link Chapter of the Eastern Star.
Nancy worked as a secretary for her and John's business, Southern Products in Bridgeton, Mo., from 1970 until 2006. Together with her husband John, they built, owned, and operated Oakcreek Whitetail Ranch. A high fence deer and exotic animal hunting resort until 2004. Nancy and John retired to their ranch in Bland, where they raised quarter horses starting in 2004.
Nancy loved her children and grandchildren. She liked to shop, paint, and read. Nancy was a wonderful cook and homemaker.
Nancy is survived by: three sons, Michael John Dorsey and his wife Vernie of St. Peters, Mo., Mark Thomas Dorsey and his wife Jeannie of Chesterfield, Mo., and William Louis Dorsey and his wife Dina of Oakville, Mo; eight grandchildren, Aaron, Holly, Erik, Sarah, Adam, Nathan, Allyssa, and Emily; two sisters, Mary Kruse of Affton, Mo., and Sherry Roedder and her husband John of Arnold, Mo. as well as many nieces, nephews, and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Max West.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at Sassmann's Chapel in Belle.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, January 23, 2014, at Sassmann's Chapel in Belle with Rev. Loraine Bossaller officiating. Interment will follow in the Countryside Memorial Gardens Cemetery near Owensville.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children in St. Louis, Mo.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sassmann's Chapel, Belle, MO. (859-3712)