Dorothy Van Riper, 83, of Bryan, passed away Thursday January 2, 2014. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, January 6, 2014 at Callaway-Jones Funeral Home in Bryan. Funeral services are set for 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 7 at First Presbyterian Church in Bryan.
Dorothy was born July 10, 1930, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Roy and Anne Dodd. She has been an active member of the Bryan College Station community. Dorothy taught many years and retired as a professor at Texas A&M University. She was an active member in the First Presbyterian Church in Bryan, and she enjoyed the opera, fine arts, and traveling the world.
She was preceded in death by her son Michael Samuelson, and her parents.
Survivors include her husband, Dr. Paul Vanriper, of Bryan; grandson, Justin Samuelson, of Colorado; great grandchildren, Natalie, Dillon, and Addison Samuelson; and by Cody and Jessica Hassell.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent in her memory to the Bubba Moore Memorial Group at 100 West Brookside, Bryan, TX 77801, or to First Presbyterian Church at 1100 Carter Creek Pkwy, Bryan, TX 77802.
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