Obit: Molle, Dorothy (1917 - 2003)

Contact:  Kipp Kippenhan

----Source: Wednesday, December 3, 2003 edition of the Tribune - Record - Gleaner

Dorothy Molle

Dorothy E. Molle, 86, Marshfield, formerly of Spencer, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2003, in the Palliative Care Unit of St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield. There will be no funeral services.

Dorothy Ellen Severson was born July 8, 1917 in Greenwood, to Sam and May (nee Sheldon) Severson. She was raised and educated in Greenwood. She married Ernst H. Molle on Oct. 16, 1937 in Greenwood. After their marriage, they took over the Molle family farm and farmed until retiring in 1976. Then they moved to Abbotsford, and lived there until moving to Spencer in 1992. She continued to live in Spencer after the death of her husband on May 16, 1996, then entered the Marshfield Center. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Spencer. Her interests included ceramics, crocheting, and knitting.

Survivors include two sons, Melford (Mary) Molle, Marshfield, and Wayne (Karen) Molle, Hanover, Ill.; four grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, four step-great-grandchildren; one sister, Grace Luntz, Marshfield; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband; two brothers; and eight sisters.

Cuddie Funeral Home, Greenwood, assisted the family with arrangements.



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