July 8, 1940 ~ November 12, 2022
Resided in: San Antonio, TX
Surrounded by her loving family, Dorothy “Lavada” Slocum Reuthinger of San Antonio, Texas, passed away on November 12, 2022. She was born in Branford, Florida on July 8, 1940 to Clyde and Alma Slocum. She attended Branford High School where she participated in sports and was a cheerleader. In 1960, she married her sweetheart Steve and they were married 59 years until his passing in 2019. Lavada worked for J. C. Penneys for over 33 years. She was a member of Community Bible Church.
Lavada had an infectious personality and was loved by all who met her. Of her many hobbies, decorating was her favorite. Over the years she collected decorations for every occasion and could put together a party for any theme with her skills. She loved entertaining and hosting celebrations and parties. She enjoyed traveling and took many trips with her family. Of all the beauty she experienced, the beach was her favorite. She spent many mornings and evenings on the beaches of west coast Florida.
Lavada is survived by her loving son Stephen, daughter-in-law Dianna, daughters Sherry and Sandy and her granddaughter Taylor.
The family will be holding a private memorial service at a later date.