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Dolores M. Trasamar, 82

Mar 7, 2010

Fairmont — Dolores M. Trasamar, age 82, of Fairmont, formerly of Elmore, died March 1, 2010, at Goldfinch Estates in Fairmont. A Celebration of Life was held March 5, 2010 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Elmore. The Rev. Dale Kohrs officiated. Burial was in Riverview Cemetery, Elmore. Patton Funeral Home and Cremation Service was in charge of arrangements.

Dolores was born Nov. 4, 1927, in Lakota, Iowa, the daughter of John and Gertie (Helmers) Roelfsema. She was raised and educated in Lakota, where she graduated from Lakota High School in 1945. She was married to Milton V. Trasamar on June 15, 1947 in Lakota. The couple farmed near Elmore for many years where Dolores was a homemaker. She was a nearly lifetime member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Elmore. She enjoyed golfing, dancing, was a faithful Minnesota Vikings Fan and also enjoyed her Saturday nights out with family and friends.

Dolores is survived by her son, Lonnie (Cindy) Trasamar, of Blue Earth; daughter, Phyllis (Dick) Birk, of Madison, S.D.; sister, Mabel (Donald) Kollasch, of Shakopee; four grandchildren, Jon and Ryan Trasamar and Jeffrey and Thomas Birk; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Milton in 1997; a sister, Viola Kollasch; and brother, Ivan Roelfsema.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com