With complete confidence and trust in the Lord, the children of Civillia Dorsey announce the passing of their mother into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on June 5, 2020. She was surrounded in love by her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Civillia was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Patricia Emery, her sister Colleen Axthelm, her brother William “Bill” Emery, and her still-born son, William “Billie” Highley.
Civillia is survived by her sister, Edwina (Ron) Poole, and her children Emery “Matt” (Jeanie) Highley, Pamela (Tom) Kopp, Cheryl (Hans) Kloepping, Robert (Lisa) Highley, Ken (Stephanie) Highley, Joshua (Christi) Dorsey and Mari (Tom) Schlegel.
Civillia has 21 grandchildren (Thomas, Sandra, LisaMaria, Miranda, Carlos, Christina, Matthew, Mikki, Rachel, Rebekah, Leah, Joshua, Jake, Kassy, Ben, Madelyn, Jaxon, Jenna, Micah, Josiah and Myah) and 15 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews and many other family members.
Mom loved to “collect” various items, play tricks, watch old movies and to play games. Most of all she enjoyed having her family around her.
The graveside memorial service will be held Sunday, June 14 at 1 pm at the Cozad Cemetery. For condolences, please use the form below.
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