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“Another year of missing you, and loving you still.Billy ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Billy Seyfried - Paulden, AZ

“It's been 2 years. So many things have happened. So much has changed. Wish you were here to help me through life. I miss hearing your voice. I miss...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Laura Negrete - Peoria, AZ

“I've thought of you every day over the past year. I've missed you so much. Though Somehow I feel you are near me. My life is NOT the same. I miss...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Laura Negrete - Peoria, AZ

“My Dori, how long a year it has been without you. Never a day goes by, that I don't speak your name, and mourn you. Tomorrow I will honor your...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Billy Seyfried - Paulden, AZ

“I can't believe it has been a year already. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Susan Stearns - Mesa, AZ - Family

“Billy, I am so very sorry to read this. Bob "Dobber" Dobson emailed me just now. I remember you had contacted me about Dorita's condition...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: JIM STEIN - SUSSEX, WI

“Billy, Rick, Chris and Eliana I am so sorry to hear about Dorita. She is at peace now Love you all ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Susan Stearns - Mesa, AZ - Cousin


Dorita Seyfried, 62, a retired bilingual social worker, employee assistance professional, addictions therapist, grief counselor and threat assessment professional, transitioned into eternity on June 8, 2015 in Prescott, Arizona surrounded by her loving family and friends. Dorita spent a lifetime doing small things with great love. Born to a father in the U.S.A.F. and a mother who worked for the federal government, Dorita lived in Arizona, California, and Germany. Her family included English and Mexican California pioneers, including her great-great-grandfather (a founding member of the Historical Society of California Pioneers) in the San Francisco and San Mateo areas. He is recognized in prominent California history as a cutting edge breeder of famous racing horses. Family members were also Arizona pioneers and business leaders prior to Arizona becoming a state. A favorite great-aunt was the first female appointed by the Mexican government as a consul to the U.S. Dorita was a graduate of Arizona State University and the Hispanic Leadership Institute. Dorita is survived by her husband William (Billy), he was her truest partner and best friend of all time. She is survived by family and friends. Children: Christopher (Cara) Morrison, Eliana (Amanda Smith) Morrison, Alexis Sharp, Jordan Sharp and Melissa Bove. Grandchildren: Carmen "CJ" Sharp, MaKenna Morrison, Mallory Bove, Madalyn Seyfried and Cody Seyfried, One great-granddaughter. Sister: Laura (Michael) Negrete and Margene "Jeannie" (John) Elkins. Brothers: Herbert (Irma) Dippold, Jr. and Marc (Marilyn) Dippold. Nieces, Nephews, their families, extended family. Her last very special equine trail partners, Cubby and Wind, and ranch dogs Reba, Buddy, Mary Blue and Penny Lane. Cattle, Livestock and the local wildlife will miss her talks and capturing them forever through the camera lens. In liew of flowers or gifts, the family requests donations be made in Dorita's name to the following organizations, Yavapai Humane Society, Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary, and Highlands Center for Natural History.