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Dorothy Gertrude Peterson DeVrieze
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1909
Oneida
Knox County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 28, 1995
Hayfield
Dodge County
Minnesota, USA

Dorothy Gertrude Peterson was the seventh child of Frank William Peterson and fifth child of Ida Christina Sophia Johnson. Dorothy married Roay Emiel DeVrieze on January 16, 1932 in Blomming Prairie, Steele County, Minnesota. They had three children: Colleen Janyce, Donna Mae, and Deborah Raye. Dorothy was famous for her Oatmeal Bread. She died from Altheimer's disease and other complications, at the age of 85 years, 7 months, and 28 days.

Obit Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 1995, 12:00 a.m.
Brownsdale -- Dorothy Gertrude DeVrieze, 85, a longtime Brownsdale homemaker, died Sunday morning,(May 28, 1995), at Field Crest Nursing Home in Hayfield after a long illness.

Dorothy Gerturde Peterson was born Nov. 1, 1909, in Knox County, ILL., attended Waltham schools and lived in the Brownsdale area most of her life. On Jan. 16, 1932, she married Roy DeVrieze in Hayfield. She entered the nursing home five years ago. Mrs. DeVrieze was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Brownsdale where she was active in choir, ladies groups and other activites.

Survivors include her husband, three daughters, Colleen Miller of Marshalltown, Iowa, Donna Goetz of Austin and Deborah Wilson of Dexter; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a sister, Myrt Amundson of Napa, Calif; and a brother, Lester Peterson of Modesto, Calif. Five brothers and four sisters preceded her in death.

Ther funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Brownsdale, with the Rev. John Luther officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Hayfield.

Friends may call 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Vernon Funeral Home in Brownsdale and an hour before the service Thursday at the church.

Obit furnished by Laura Voltin. 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank William Peterson (1870 - 1940)
  Ida Christina Sophia Swanson Johnson (1876 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Roy Emiel DeVrieze (1906 - 1997)*
 
 Children:
  Colleen Janyce DeVrieze Miller (1932 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alice Edith Johnson Sill (1889 - 1974)**
  Violet Rosalia Peterson Peterson (1893 - 1968)**
  Clarence Henry Peterson (1894 - 1895)**
  Norma Vichtoria Whilhelmina Peterson Blaisdell (1903 - 1993)*
  Dorothy Gertrude Peterson DeVrieze (1909 - 1995)
  Clifford Neidore Peterson (1914 - 1989)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Hayfield
Dodge County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Stephen P. Burke
Record added: Jan 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7110367
Dorothy Gertrude <i>Peterson</i> DeVrieze
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Dorothy Gertrude <i>Peterson</i> DeVrieze
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