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Dorothy Laurette Coulter Anderson
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Birth: Aug. 20, 1925
New York Mills
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 30, 2012
Burnsville
Dakota County
Minnesota, USA

Funeral services will be held for Dorothy Anderson on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 1:00 p.m at the Oxboro Evangelical Free Church in Bloomington, Minnesota with Reverend Culbertson officiating. The hymns will be accompanied by Gloria Anderson with special music provided by Tammy Shaw (niece of the deceased). The pallbearers are Matthew Anderson, Nicholas Anderson, James Anderson, John Coulter IV, Steve Fossum and Steve Machovsky. Dorothy will be laid to rest in Greenwood Cemetery, New York Mills, Minnesota.

Dorothy Laurette Coulter was born on August 20, 1925 at home in Newton Township, rural New York Mills, Minnesota. Her parents were the late John Gordon Coulter and Lempi Maria (Jokela-Peterson) Coulter Raattama. Dorothy graduated from the New York Mills High School with the class of 1943. On April 14, 1946 Dorothy was united in marriage with Jacob Anderson at the Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. Their marriage was blessed with four children. Together, Dorothy and Jacob have resided in Bloomington, Minnesota. Dorothy enjoyed gardening, collecting coffee cups and collecting porcelain birds. She was an active member of the Oxboro Evangelical Free Church where she enjoyed participating in the Women's Circle, Loaves and Fishes and Women's Missionary Service.

On March 31, 2012 Dorothy passed away with the care of Northland Hospice Care at the Emerald Crest Memory Center in Burnsville, Minnesota at 86 years of age. Dorothy will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Preceding Dorothy in death were her parents, John and Lempi; siblings: Lawrence Marvin Coulter, James Francis Coulter, Muriel Margaret (Coulter) Amundson, Delores Elaine (Coulter) Moe and John Gerald Coulter.

Dorothy is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Jacob Harold Anderson; 2 daughters: Esther Jane Christenson and Elaine Kay Machovsky (Steve); 2 sons: Gerald Gordon Anderson and James Lee Anderson (Steve Fossum); 4 grandchildren: Matthew James Anderson, Nicholas Garrett Anderson (Samara Bilyeu), Erin Kay (Malarkey) Nordal (Eldar) and Kiera Ann Malarkey; many other relatives and a host of friends.

Arrangements are provided by the Karvonen & Son Funeral Home of New York Mills, Minnesota.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Gordon Coulter (1871 - 1947)
  Lempi Maria Jokela Raattama (1902 - 1991)
 
 Spouse:
  Jacob Harold Anderson (1924 - 2013)
 
 Siblings:
  Lawrence Marvin Coulter (1924 - 1993)*
  Dorothy Laurette Coulter Anderson (1925 - 2012)
  James Francis Coulter (1927 - 1928)*
  Muriel Margaret Coulter Amundson (1929 - 2002)*
  Delores Elaine Coulter Moe (1936 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
New York Mills
Otter Tail County
Minnesota, USA
 
Maintained by: Lainey
Originally Created by: Carolyn Reynolds
Record added: Apr 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88180814
Dorothy Laurette <i>Coulter</i> Anderson
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I miss you mamma!
- Lainey
 Added: Aug. 13, 2012

- Carolyn Reynolds
 Added: Apr. 7, 2012
 
 
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