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Dorothy Fenstermacher

March 22, 1915 August 15, 2011
Dorothy Fenstermacher
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Dorothy Fenstermacher, 96, died on Monday, August 15, 2011, at the Colonial Manor Nursing Home in Lakefield, MN.
     Dorothy Francys Peterson was born on March 22, 1915 on the Eidhammer farm near Miloma, MN to Emma (Eidhammer) and Carl F. Peterson.
     A graduate of Okabena High School, Mounds-Midway School of Nursing with graduate work at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, she pursued her nursing career in the Philadelphia area.  She married Warren H. Fenstermacher in 1949 and settled in Telford, PA where he owned a dental lab.  Dorothy relocated to Worthington, MN in 1986 and became a resident of Colonial Manor in Lakefield in August of 2009.
     In Telford she was a member of the United Methodist Church, Women’s Club, Eastern Star and the Dental Lab Auxiliary.  While in Worthington she was a member of the First United Methodist Church, took piano, harp and Spanish lessons and always enjoyed playing bridge.
     She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, five brothers:  Victor, Ted, Kenneth, John and Gaylord and two sisters:  Gertrude Strohl and Albertine Brody.  Surviving are three sisters:  Mildred Morrison, Worthington, E. Margaret Clark, Brooklyn Park and Arlene Leckband, Brewster as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
     Memorial services will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington, MN, with Pastor Gordon J. Orde officiating.  A memorial service and burial will be held at a later date in Telford, PA.


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