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Dorothy L. Nesheim, 94

Jun 22, 2012

Dorothy L. Nesheim

Faribault Dorothy L. (Mrs. Kenneth H.) Nesheim, age 94, of Faribault and formerly of Frost, died on June 15, 2012, at Keystone Communities of Faribault.

Services were held on June 21, 2012, at the First English Lutheran Church, Faribault. The Rev. Richard L. Jorgensen officiated. Interment was in the United Lutheran Cemetery, Frost.

Boldt Funeral Home in Faribault was in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy L., the daughter of Clifford and Tillie (Lorentzen) Kittlesen was born on Oct. 13, 1917, in Frazee. She graduated from Blue Earth High School in 1935. She married Kenneth H. Nesheim on Feb. 14, 1936, in Frost. They moved to Rake, Iowa, and raised their children. She was formerly employed by State Bank of Frost and was court recorder for the Chisago County Court system. In 1986, they moved to Faribault and she was active in the Grandparent Program for several years at Jefferson School. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, knitting, music with her family, writing her family history, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by one daughter, Karen (Ron) Parker, of Faribault; son, Joe (Jan) Nesheim, of Cedar Park, Texas; three grandchildren, Scott (Mary) Parker, of Faribault, Pam (Scott) Story, of Kenyon and Shari (Pat) Cullen, of Faribault; eight great-grandchildren, Brianne (Brent) Peroutka, Jon (Megan) Parker, Chad and Brandon Parker, Eric, Jennifer, Jackie Story, and Amanda Cullen; four great-great-grandchildren, Logan, Emma and Reese Peroutka, and Adah Parker; two brothers, Jim (Karen) Kittlesen, of Faribault, and Neil (Bobbie) Kittlesen, of Mendota heights; two sisters, Naomi (John) VanDonelen, of Prescott, Ariz., and Helen (Joe) Ramos, of Riverside,?Calif.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth; father, Clifford Kittlesen; mother, Tillie; stepmother and friend, Nell Kittlesen; one great-granddaughter; and two brothers, Clifford and John Kittlesen.

Memorials to First English Lutheran Church are preferred in lieu of flowers.

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