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Doris D. Greimann, 87

Oct 21, 2012

Doris D. Greimann

Spirit Lake, Iowa Doris D. Greimann, age 87, of Spirit Lake, Iowa, and formerly of Swea City, Iowa, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at her residence in Spirit Lake.

Funeral Services were held Oct. 19, 2012, at Jacobsen & Winter Funeral Home in Blue Earth.

Doris Dorine Klatt was born on Nov. 25, 1924, in Elmore, the daughter of Maynard and Frieda (Ziegler) Klatt. She grew up on the family farm near Elmore. She was baptized and later confirmed into the Christian faith at St. Johns Lutheran Church, rural Elmore. She attended parochial school at St. John’s and graduated from Elmore High School in 1943. She was also a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Spirit Lake.

Doris was united in marriage to Milton F. Greimann on Dec. 6, 1944, in Blue?Earth. To this union, three children were born. After Milton’s military service they farmed in rural Faribault County and in 1955 moved to Swea City. Doris was a homemaker and mother; after her children were raised she began working at Exceptional Opportunities in Burt as a teachers aide. She then worked at the Algona High School until her retirement in 1993. Milton passed away on Nov. 2, 1991.

She enjoyed their summer cottage for over 40 years at Spirit Lake and also enjoyed winters in Mesa, Ariz. She moved to Spirit Lake permanently in 1997 where she still resided until her passing. Some of her hobbies were playing cards, reading, baking and working on puzzle books.

Doris is survived by two sons, Dean, of Wayzata, and Paul, of Los Angeles, Calif.; one daughter, Lynn (Harley) Hassebroek, of Buffalo Center, Iowa; two step-grandchildren, Johnathan (Stephanie) Hassebroek and Lauren Hassebroek; one step-great-grandchild; sister, Marlys Bowles, of Denver, Colo.; sister-in-law, Carmen Klatt, of Blue Earth; and as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Milton; her parents; and a brother, Virgil.