Mrs. Taylor was born April 18, 1929, in Brookfield, a daughter of Clinton R. and Grace E. Clark Rieser.
Dorothy was a 1947 graduate of Brookfield High School.
Before her retirement, she had worked as a cosmetician for Thrift Drug Store in Niles, Ohio, and the Dollar Store in Brookfield.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen S. Mays and her husband Elmer, Olive Hill, Ky.; two grandchildren, Holly and Dean; and three great-grandchildren, Harmony, Heavenly and Braxton Dean.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her daughter, Darlene Ward; her son, Dean Taylor; two brothers, Lamont and Wilbur Rieser; and her sister, Mina Rinck.
Dorothy J., 84, formerly of Brookfield.
Burial: Monday morning (11-25-13) at Brookfield Township Cemetery. Family and friends may send condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com