Myron G. ‘Gil’ Dotson

May 20, 1929 - March 13, 2007

Myron G. "Gil" Dotson of Waukesha, 78, left this world Tuesday, March 13, 2007. Gil was born May 20, 1928, in Glendale, Calif.

He is the beloved husband of 59 years to Claire Dotson (nee Kilbey). Gil served in the U.S. Navy, retired from Wisconsin Electric Power Co., and was a member of the American Legion, Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church and the Golden Agers Club of Waukesha.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Kent Dotson Sr. and Leota Zeigler (nee Browne), and a brother, Kent Jr., all of southern California.

Gil is survived by his wife, Claire; five sons, Glenn (Donna), Stephen, James, Kenneth Sr. (Barbara) and Timothy (Joy); 10 grandchildren, Samantha and Christopher Dotson, Amanda and Kayla Dotson, Christie (Matt) Dapelo, Ken Jr. Dotson, Cyndy Slane, Travis and Jeremy Blaszczyk and Whitney Dotson; and nine great-grandchildren, Jessie Dotson, Melissa and Joshua Klein, Madeline and Lauren Dapelo, Carrissa, Gabriel and Katlyn Dotson and Brianna Blaszczyk. Gil is further survived by his sister, Norma Bennewate and family of Colorado Springs, Colo., Dotson nieces and nephew of California and Colorado Springs and Dotson cousins of Minersville, Utah, of the Church of the Latter Day Saints of Jesus Christ of Utah. A cousin, Gloria Hudgens of Florida, and many Kilbey family members also loved and cherished him. Gil is also survived by many dear friends.

Visitation for Gil will be held from 9 a.m. until the noon funeral service Friday, March 16, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. Entombment will take place immediately following the service at Wisconsin Memorial Park.

For more information, call Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home and Cremation Services at 542-6609 or visit www.waukeshafuneralhome.com for online obituaries, directions or condolences.