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Dorothy Grace Romelfanger Altringer Nelson
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1911
Kensal
Stutsman County
North Dakota, USA
Death: Aug. 14, 1991
Sandwich
DeKalb County
Illinois, USA

The funeral for Grace Altringer Nelson, 80, Valley City, will be at 10:30am Monday in St. Catherine's Catholic Church, Valley City, with the Rev. Len Burckhard officiating. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery in Wimbledon at 1:30pm Monday. Visitation is from 1 to 7pm Sunday at the funeral home and one hour before services at the church. She died Wednesday, August 14, 1991.

Dorothy Grace Romelfanger was born April 4, 1911, at Kensal, the daughter of Nicholas and Lula Romelfanger. She grew up near Kensal and attended rural school. On January 6, 1936, she married Alois Altringer at Wimbledon. They farmed in the Wimbledon area. He died in 1941 and she moved to Valley City where she was employed by the Sheyenne Care Center as a nursing aide for many years. She married Ray Nelson in 1981 in Valley City. He died in 1983.

Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Clair and Charles Harland, Mapleton, ND; and Marge and Ronald Ringuette, Jamestown, ND; four sisters, Merle Willenbring, Aurora, MN; Rose Romelfanger and Pearl Wittenberg, both of Valley City, ND; and Laura Miklas, Kensel, ND; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands, parents, seven sisters, a brother and a son.

JAMESTOWN SUN
Thursday 15 August 1991, p3 
 
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 Parents:
  Nicholas John Romelfanger (1869 - 1949)
  Lula Helena Van Vleck Romelfanger (1876 - 1959)
 
 Spouses:
  Alois Altringer (1901 - 1941)
  Ray E. Nelson (1902 - 1983)
 
 Children:
  Clairice Ann Altringer Harland (1936 - 2007)*
  Kenneth Altringer (1940 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  Burdella Ruth Romelfanger Brewer (1898 - 1957)*
  Rolla J Romelfanger (1900 - 1934)*
  Annetta Romelfanger Kandler (1902 - 1929)*
  Martha Romelfanger Sabinash (1903 - 1950)*
  Julia A Romelfanger Schultz (1906 - 1982)*
  Pearl Gladys Romelfanger Wittenberg (1908 - 1992)*
  Mary M Romelfanger Lundgren (1909 - 1985)*
  Dorothy Grace Romelfanger Altringer Nelson (1911 - 1991)
  Blanche Ethel Romelfanger Willenbring (1912 - 1967)*
  Laura Elizabeth Romelfanger Miklas (1914 - 1993)*
  Rose C Romelfanger (1916 - 2000)*
  Muriel Romelfanger Willenbring (1917 - 1995)*
  Claryce Leone Romelfanger Rost (1918 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Boniface Cemetery
Wimbledon
Barnes County
North Dakota, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 47.1756, -98.4564
 
Created by: BJ Brewer
Record added: Nov 30, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101516397
Dorothy Grace <i>Romelfanger</i> Altringer Nelson
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Dorothy Grace <i>Romelfanger</i> Altringer Nelson
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Dorothy Grace <i>Romelfanger</i> Altringer Nelson
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