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Dorothea E Rohlfing Schiesser
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Birth: Nov. 6, 1925
Gulfport
Harrison County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 2007
Aberdeen
Brown County
South Dakota, USA

Dorothea E. Schiesser, 81, of Aberdeen, SD and formerly of Redfield, SD, died Wednesday, October 31, 2007 at Mother Joseph Manor in Aberdeen.

Dorothea was born November 6, 1925 in Gulfport, MS to Albert and Dorothea (Olney) Rohlfing. She graduated from high school in Auburndale, FL in 1942.

She married Theodore Schiesser in Winter Haven, FL on April 9, 1944. They moved to the family homestead near Hayes, South Dakota in 1947. Dorothea received a Bachelor of Science degree from Black Hills State College and one year at the University of Chicago at the Graduate Library School. She taught school in Deadwood, Pine Ridge, Wilmot, Java, Vivian and Mobridge. Dorothea lived at the Village Apartments in Redfield for several years.

Dorothea is survived by her three daughters: Diane (Stuart) Steinman of Omaha, NE; Barbara (LaVerne) Stephens of Redfield, SD; Robin (Donald) Lineback of Sturgis, SD; two sons: Terry (Linda) Schiesser of Billings, MT and Leonard Schiesser of Hayes, SD. She is also survived by seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her son Timothy and an infant child.

Dorothea was cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Thelen Funeral Home in Redfield is in charge of arrangements.
www.thelenfuneralhome.com 
 
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 Spouse:
  Theodore W. Schiesser (1922 - 2005)*
 
 Children:
  Timothy David Schiesser (1955 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Cemetery
Redfield
Spink County
South Dakota, USA
 
Maintained by: Nancy Burr
Originally Created by: In memory of Scott
Record added: Nov 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22648196
Dorothea E <i>Rohlfing</i> Schiesser
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 Added: Sep. 5, 2011

- In memory of Scott
 Added: Nov. 4, 2007
 
 
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