Dorothy Elizabeth <I>Heimer</I> McKenzie

Dorothy Elizabeth Heimer McKenzie

Johnsburg, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 10 Sep 2005 (aged 82)
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Le Roy, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 12304065 · View Source
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LEROY -- The funeral Mass for Dorothy E. McKenzie will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in LeRoy, with the Rev. Steven Peterson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Mrs. McKenzie, 82, of LeRoy, died Saturday (Sept. 10, 2005) in Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.
Dorothy Elizabeth Heimer was born in Johnsburg, attended Catholic schools in Adams through eighth grade, and graduated from Adams High School in 1941. After graduation, she attended beauty school in St. Paul and worked at Holmen Field in St. Paul, where she did wiring on B-29 Bombers. On March 7, 1953, she married Arthur McKenzie in Flint, Mich., and they moved to LeRoy in 1959. She cut and fixed hair out of her home for almost 60 years, working until the time of her death. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church and its Altar Society; was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary for 59 years; and enjoyed crocheting, cooking and playing cards, especially solitaire.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Cheryl (William) Washington of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a son, John (Kimberly) of LeRoy; nine grandchildren; one great-grandson; and three sisters, Sharon (Paul) Asmus of Fort Collins, Colo., Barbra (Duane) Christensen of Cottage Grove, Minn., and Kay (Tom) Falvey of Shoreview, Minn. She was preceded in death by a son, a sister and four brothers.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Hindt Funeral Home in LeRoy, and an hour before the service Wednesday at the church.

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  • Added: 10 Nov 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12304065
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Elizabeth Heimer McKenzie (21 Jul 1923–10 Sep 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12304065, citing Saint Patricks Cemetery, Le Roy, Mower County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by K McAlister P (contributor 46787693) .