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 Dorothy Mae <I>Maksymchuk</I> Sveum

Dorothy Mae Maksymchuk Sveum

Birth
Hallock, Kittson County, Minnesota, USA
Death 9 Apr 2013 (aged 76)
Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Lancaster, Kittson County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 111812010 · View Source
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Dorothy Sveum of Thief River Falls, MN, formerly of Lancaster, MN age 76 passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at Sanford Hospital in Thief River Falls, MN.

Funeral services were Friday, April 12, 2013 at the Lancaster Covenant Church in Lancaster, MN with Pastor Galen Nordin officiating. Visitation on Friday at Lancaster Covenant Church. Burial followed at Riverview Memorial Gardens in Lancaster, MN.

Dorothy Mae Maksymchuk was born May 5, 1936 in Hallock, MN the daughter of John and Elena (Morrison) Maksymchuk. She grew up and attended school in Caribou, MN until attending Lancaster High School in Lancaster, MN where she graduated. Dorothy was confirmed into the Lutheran faith.

On November 6, 1954, Dorothy was married to Scott D. Sveum. To this union three children were born, Clark, Tracee and Tammee. She lived most of her life in Lancaster. In 2010, she moved to Thief River Falls, MN following the death of her husband.

Dorothy is best remembered for her love and gift for baking. She spent many years preparing pastries at the restaurant in Lancaster. Her knack for preparing food also included cooking for various functions and friends. She did a lot of cake decorating for several years as well. Dorothy also loved sewing and gardening and found great joy in tending to the vegetables and flowers.

Most of all, Dorothy treasured her family. She was a loving, nurturing wife, mother, grandmother, daughter and sister.

Dorothy attended the Lancaster Covenant Church in Lancaster, MN.

Dorothy is survived by her three children, son Clark, daughters, Tracee and Tammee; 5 grandchildren, Ashley, Kyle, Jasmin, Joanna and Mandy; 2 great grandchildren; one brother, Robert Allen Maksymchuk; one sister, Marie Quirk; and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Scott; parents, John and Elena Maksymchuk; a brother, William Maksymchuk; and a sister, Jennie Pearson.

Johnson Funeral Service web site


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  • Created by: Topeka Tom
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111812010
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Mae Maksymchuk Sveum (5 May 1936–9 Apr 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111812010, citing Riverview Memorial Gardens, Lancaster, Kittson County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Topeka Tom (contributor 47257078) .