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Dorothy Ann Hough

February 3, 1930 April 2, 2013
Dorothy Ann Hough
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Obituary for Dorothy Ann Hough

Worthington, MN

     Dorothy Ann Hough was born to Niels and Anna (Hansen) Nielsen on February 3, 1930, near Rothsay, MN.  She grew up on the farm near Rothsay where she attended school graduating in 1948.  She was united in marriage to Armand Hough on June 13, 1948.  They lived in Barnesville, MN, where Armand ran Hough’s Market and Dorothy worked many various jobs.  While in Barnesville, they were members of St. James United Church of Christ and Dorothy’s passion was singing in the church choir.  Dorothy had a beautiful voice and was a soloist at many weddings and funerals.
     The Hough’s moved to Worthington in 1974 and Dorothy found employment at Johnson Jewelry where she stayed until retirement.  First United Methodist Church became her new church home where she continued with her love of singing for many years.  In her retirement years, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren, and with her dog, Scruffy.
     Dorothy passed away on April 2, 2013, in her home at the Meadows in Worthington.  She is survived by her son David Hough, Ft. Myers, FL; her daughters Barb (Alan) Hartley, Brooklyn Park, MN, and Pam (Scott) Hain of Worthington, MN; grandchildren Bobbi Jo, Matt, Christin, Heather and Kyle; great-grandchildren Stephanie and Mason; sisters-in-law Ag Nielsen and Angie (Harold) Quinnild; many nieces and nephews; and special friends and caregivers Galen and Sherry Benton and Jon and Judy Benson.
     The funeral will take place at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 6, 2013, with Pastor Gordon J. Orde officiating.  Interment will be at the Rosemound Cemetery in Barnesville, MN, at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2013.

Visitation will be held on Friday, April 5, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington.


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