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Dorothy Christena Mohr

February 6, 1923 October 1, 2015
Dorothy Christena Mohr
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Obituary for Dorothy Christena Mohr

Worthington, MN


      Dorothy Christena (Sandersfeld) Mohr was born February 6, 1923 in May City, Iowa to Claus and Wilhelmina Mielke Sandersfeld. She was baptized as an infant at St Johns Lutheran Church in May City. She walked to school with her brothers and sisters near their family farm. Dorothy died at the Lutheran Care Center in Utica, NY on October 1, 2015. She married Arthur Arnold Mohr on his return from WWII on November 4, 1945. They settled in Worthington, MN. Where she worked as a homemaker and raised her family. She was an active member of St Matthew Lutheran Church. She was in service to her Lord as a Sunday School, Release time and VBS teacher, singing alto in the choir, leading Altar Guild, organizing funeral dinners, Ladies Aid, LWML and many other activities. She also served God as a foster parent for 20 infants and children with love and care in her home. Dorothy took her love of growing things from her early days on the farm to her life in the city as a gardener. She loved growing anything from flowers to vegetables. She passed along her gift of sewing from her mother to her children providing clothing for her children, the foster children and her grandchildren.

      Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Anita F. Mohr married to Mark Betley of Utica, NY, and Donna J. (Glen) Fellger of Tucson, AZ, her three grandchildren, Troy C (Cyndee) Fellger of Tucson, and Nathan J Grunow of Denver, CO and Alicia J Grunow of San Francisco, CA and her three great-grandchildren, Claire Jordyn Fellger, Cayla Morgan Fellger and Troy Carl Fellger Jr. She was preceded in death by her husband Arthur A Mohr on October 24, 1985 and her parents and her brothers Alfred and Clarence Sandersfeld and her sisters Laura Sandersfeld and Ester Mohr.

      Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 9, 2015, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Mark Schreiber officiating. Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

      Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 8, 2015, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington, MN and also one hour prior to the services at the church.
     Memorials are preferred to the Lutheran World Relief Fund.

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