|Birth: ||Feb. 21, 1930|
|Death: ||Jan. 6, 2006|
HAYFIELD - The funeral for Dorothy Anne Nienow Severson was at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes in Rochester, with the Rev. Scott Jorgenson officiating. Burial will be at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls, Minn.
Mrs. Severson, 75, of Hayfield, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2006, at Field Crest Care Center in Hayfield.
Dorothy Scherer was born Feb. 21, 1930, in Dover. She married Paul Nienow, and he died in 1967. She married Howard Severson on Jan. 13, 1976, in South Dakota, and he died in 2002. She worked at AT&T in Rochester as a telephone operator. In 1969, she moved to Minneapolis and worked for AT&T as a telephone operator until 1976, when she moved to Motley, Minn., where she and her husband owned and operated Shamineau Acres Resort for 18 years. They retired in 1993 and lived in the Motley area for a while. She moved to Hayfield in December 2004. She sold Avon for many years and enjoyed going to casinos.
Survivors include a son, Donald Nienow, of Motley, Minn.; a daughter, Kathy (Michael) Clark, of Byron; two stepchildren, Russell (Lori) Severson, of Little Falls, Minn., and LuAnn (Tom) Rinker, of Belleville, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Irene (Ed) Umbreit, of Dunnell, Minn.
She was preceded in death by two husbands and one sister.
Memorials are suggested to Mayo Hospice.
Brainerd Dispatch, Wednesday, January 11, 2006, downloaded from http://brainerddispatch.com/stories/011106/obi_20060111042.shtml on 7 Feb 2012.
Howard Theodore Severson (1931 - 2002)*
Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery
Plot: Section 1 Site 519
Maintained by: Linda Christensen
Originally Created by: DonZas
Record added: Dec 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45355210
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