Dorothy Scott, 1938-2018

Published 1:00 am Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Funeral services for Dorothy A. Scott, 80, of Albert Lea will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. The Rev. Kent Otterman will officiate. Interment will be at Shady Oak Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home Thursday. Online condolences are welcome at

Dorothy Scott

Dorothy died Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at Our House in Austin.

Dorothy A. Scott was born Jan. 25, 1938, to Lewis and Alice (Johnson) Loken in Nunda Township. She went to school in Freeborn County and went on to graduate from Naeve Hospital School of Nursing in Albert Lea. On Oct. 24, 1959, she was united in marriage to Lawrence Scott in Emmons.

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In addition to her work as a nurse, she also farmed with Lawrence. Throughout her life Dorothy was very involved in the churches she attended, including Emmons Lutheran Church and United Methodist Church in Albert Lea, Vista Covenant in New Richland and Crossroads Evangelical Free Church in Albert Lea. She was also active with the Mobile Missionary Assistance program.

Dorothy loved sewing, hardanger and traveling with Lawrence. Later in life she worked nights at Good Samaritan Society of Albert Lea and New Richland Care Center.

Dorothy is survived by her children Brian Scott of Blooming Prairie and Anne (Craig) Blouin of Ellendale; grandchildren Brittany Blouin and Dustin Blouin; brothers Charles Loken and Clair Loken; sister, Phyllis Erickson; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lawrence; and an infant daughter.