Dorothy W. Rosseland
1929 ∼ 2019
Dorothy W. Rosseland passed away peacefully on Oct. 3rd in the presence of her loving children. She was born on May19th, 1929 in the town of Vernal, Utah. She was the daughter of William and Margaret Witbeck. She attended Brigham Young, the Univ. of Utah, and received her masters degree in special Education from San Francisco State University.
While in San Francisco she met Robert A. Rosseland (Uncle Bob) from Worcester, MA. They married three years later, moved to the town of Paxton, and lived there for forty-four years before moving to the Cape in 2002.
She was a proud member of the Grace Church of East Dennis. Besides being a dedicated school Teacher for much of her life, she was a master cook, an incredible gardener, she loved to travel, and walk on the beach, and mostly loved to take care of her grandchildren.
Dottie is survived by her three children, Krista Swanson and her husband Bob of W. Yarmouth, Eric Rosseland and his wife Mindy of Naples, Maine, and Leif Rosseland and his wife Carol of Holden, MA. She also leaves her grandchildren Kyle, Tyler, Paige and Annika and many nieces and nephews.
A service and celebration will take place at 2pm on Sunday Oct. 6th at the Grace Church located at 16 Center St., East Dennis, MA 02641. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, all donations can be made to the Grace Church in East Dennis, MA.