Dorothy was a prolific reader and loved to collect cookbooks and recipes. She had a wonderful sense of humor, enjoyed attending events at the nursing home in Columbus and loved to meet new people and listen to their stories.
Survivors include her three children: Robert (Arde) Petersen of Columbus, Nebraska; Lynn (Nancy) Petersen of East Dundee, Illinois; and Janet (Derald) Moenning of Norfolk, Nebraska; seven grandchildren: Julie, Jenelle, Brian, Jim, Tonya, Steve and Dan; two great grandchildren: Ethan and Natalie; brother, Maurice (Eleanor) Nelson of Gayville; sister, Eileen Hoenstein of Ames, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband Orlin.
To God Be the Glory
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Thursday, July 17, 2014
Prayer Service at Wintz & Ray Funeral Home, Yankton
7:00 PM Thursday, July 17, 2014
Funeral at Wintz & Ray Funeral Home, Yankton
10:30 AM Friday, July 18, 2014