Obituary: Dottie Silva |

Obituary: Dottie Silva

July, 6, 1935 – Sept. 10, 2015

In loving memory of Dorothie Silva, known to many as “Meme.” Passed away Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, of natural causes at Western Slope Health Center. She was a longtime Truckee local. She retired from Tahoe Forest Hospital after 20 years. Dottie can once again join with her husband of 46 years, Robert Silva.

Dottie leaves behind 6 children — Fred Coates, of Portola; Debbie Higginbotham, of Truckee; Randy Silva, of Reno; Dennis Silva, of Reno; Peter Silva, of Alaska; and Kathy Anderson, of California — 9 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and many friends.

“Mom, we love you and will miss you.”

At Dottie’s request, there will be no services.

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