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Dorothy Louise Martinelli

Dorothy Louise Martinelli, 90 years old of Bloomsdale, MO, died Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Festus, MO.

She was born September 17, 1930 in Staunton, IL, daughter of William Jacobs and Mary Ellen (Pedrotte) Jacobs.

Dorothy was married to Herman Martinelli on November 11, 1950 at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Staunton, IL.  The couple recently had celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.  She loved spending time with her family and never missed an opportunity to take off on an adventure with them.  She loved to travel and did extensively, travelling to all 50 states, Europe, and Australia.  She will be greatly missed by friends and family.

She is Survived her Husband, Herman Martinelli of Bloomsdale, MO; Two daughters, Alayne (Steve) Williams of Bloomsdale, MO, Kim (Tom) Raney of St. Peters, MO; Three sons, Bryan Martinelli of Bloomsdale, MO, Steven Martinelli of O’Fallon, MO, Greg (Cathy) Martinelli of Saint Charles, MO; Fifteen Grandchildren Amy (Mike) Helvey, August (Alisha) Williams, Bradley (Natasha) Williams, Timothy (Kim) Raney, Cole (Sussie) Raney, Devin (Dana) Raney, Brittany (Bret) Auer, Bryan (Kristen) Martinelli, Britni (Jesus) Bandress, Jesse Martinelli, Kayla Martinelli, Hailey Martinelli, Blake Martinelli, Laura Martinelli, Kyle (Bailee) Martinelli; Great Grandchildren, Jacob, Eric, Nick, Luke, Mya, Ava, Aiden, Reesa, Elliana, Bryan III, Rowan, Adrian, Leo, McKenna, Dakota, Cerella, Damian and Ilsa.

She was Preceded in death by son, Jerry Martinelli; sister, Alice Grant; father, William Jacobs; mother, Mary Ellen Jacobs.

Funeral Services were held in Ste. Genevieve, MO. and St. Agnes Catholic Church, Bloomsdale, MO on January 9, 2021.