Dorothy “Dottie” Peterson Nitkin Posted in: Obituaries It is with profound sadness we announce the passing of our loving mother. Dottie Peterson Nitkin left us peacefully in her sleep surrounded by family. Dottie Nitkin, 83, of Elgin died Sunday, June 2, 2019. Dottie was born in Detroit, Michigan on April 8, 1936. She was raised in the Grayling and Bay City areas of Michigan, but spent most of her life in Austin and Elgin. Dottie was an avid reader and had a passion for sewing, quilting, crocheting, knitting, and gardening. She enjoyed bowling and felt closest to God while fishing with her beloved Donald. During her lifetime ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!