Dorothy Marti Bradley, 90, known to many friends and family as Dot, passed away on April 2, 2015, in St. George, Utah. She was a loving wife, mother, sister and aunt.
Dorothy was born on February 15, 1925, in Logan, Utah, to Rudolph and Ella Hahn Marti. Her family moved to Salt Lake City, where she attended both Madison and Jefferson Elementary Schools, Lincoln Middle School and graduated from South High in 1942.
She married Robert (Bob) Bradley in Salt Lake City on February 5, 1945. They were together 59 years until his death in 2004. Dorothy was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
In 1946, Dorothy and Bob moved to California, settling in the San Francisco Bay Area where they both found jobs with American Trust Company. They made their home and raised their two children in California, retiring to St. George in 1989.
They always missed California, but were happy to be closer to their families in the Salt Lake area. One of Dorothy’s greatest joys was the role of hostess in their home to family and friends, whether there for a short visit or an extended stay. She took pride in her home and she and Bob did their best to always make guests feel welcome, comfortable and relaxed.
Bob and Dorothy enjoyed showing out of town guests the sights of St. George and Southern Utah. Her lovely home and gracious hospitality will be missed by those who experienced it.
Dorothy is survived by her son, Robert (Sharon) of Challis, Idahp, daughter Deborah of St. George, Utah, and several nieces and nephews. Proceeded in death by her husband, Robert, sisters, Margaret, Esther and Leona and brother, Rudolph.
The family would like to thank her dear friends and neighbors, Margo Parker and Eddie and Katharine Edwards for their love and support for Dorothy, especially the past few years. Also, thank you to Canyon Home Care and Hospice for their assistance and care over the past two months.
Dorothy will be deeply missed.
- Graveside services will be held Thursday, April 9, at noon at the Utah Veterans Memorial Park, 17111 South Camp Williams Road, Bluffdale.
- A visitation will be held Thursday, at 11 a.m. prior to services at the chapel.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221. Please visit the Metcalf Mortuary website for condolences, complete obituary and funeral listings.