Dorothy Kappel, 81, of Bellevue died of coronary disease Sept. 11, 2004, at Overlake Hospital Medical Center in Bellevue.

Dorothy was born April 14, 1923, in Seattle. She married Charles Kappel in 1965 in Calif. They soon moved to Enterprise where she became active in the Enterprise Community Congregational Church, Enterprise Hospital Auxiliary, Chapter R. PEO, county and city library boards, the American Red Cross, Red Hat Society and the Lions Club.

Her husband Charles in 1983 and her twin brother Paul Nielsen, in 2001, preceded her in death. Survivors include her son, Stephen Morse of Minn.; Daughters Katherine Wheeler of Wallowa and Kris Bledsoe of Bellevue; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at Eastgate Congregational United Church of Christ in Bellevue, Wash. Remembrances may be made to Enterprise Community Church.

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