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Grace Kathryn Langendorfer

March 28, 1916 August 9, 2010
Grace Kathryn Langendorfer
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Obituary for Grace Kathryn Langendorfer

Worthington, Minnesota

     Grace Langendorfer, 94, was born on March 28, 1916, in Winnetoon, NE, the daughter of John and Essie (Packard) Butzier. She moved with her family to Fort Dodge, IA, where she graduated from Fort Dodge High School. Grace married Lloyd Langendorfer on March 24, 1940, in Fort Dodge. She was a farmer’s wife all her married life. Grace was a member of the Methodist church her entire life. She taught Sunday school and served as Sunday school superintendent for many years. Grace and Lloyd were foster parents for 12 years. After Lloyd’s retirement from dairy farming, they finally made it to the Twin Cities and enjoyed traveling in their camper/van to other states and going on cruises. She also enjoyed getting together with family and friends and was an avid reader, reading until the end. Grace died on Monday, August 9, 2010, at the South Shore Care Center in Worthington, MN.
     Grace is survived by two sons, Gerald (Cindy) Langendorfer of Worthington, MN, and Ronald (Katie) Langendorfer of Oro Valley, AZ; one daughter, Sylvia (Doug) Hinrickson of Sioux City, IA; seven grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd in 2004; brothers, Ralph and Kenneth Butzier; sister, Winifred Rasmussen, childhood sister, Evelyn, and childhood brother, Johnie.
     Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 16, 2010, at 2:00 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington, MN, with Rev. Gordon J. Orde officiating. Casket bearers will be Ronald Langendorfer, Jeff Hinrickson, Chad Hinrickson, Micah Langendorfer, Rhonda L. Iniguez, Derek Langendorfer. Honorary bearers will be Sarah Langendorfer,  Erin Langendorfer, and Shawn BarrBurial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, August 15, 2010, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington and on Monday, August 16, 2010, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington.


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