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 Dorothy Ann <I>Tayer</I> Halvorson

Dorothy Ann Tayer Halvorson

Milnor, Sargent County, North Dakota, USA
Death 3 Jan 2007 (aged 78)
Wahpeton, Richland County, North Dakota, USA
Burial Milnor, Sargent County, North Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 17301771 · View Source
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The funeral for Dorothy Ann Halvorson, of Milnor, North Dakota will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2007 at the Milnor Lutheran Church, with Reverend Kari Foss and Reverend Roger Johnson officiating. Burial will be at the Milnor Lutheran Cemetery, near Milnor.

Dorothy Ann Tayer, daughter of Edward "Ted" and Myrtle (Johnson) Tayer was born on July 31, 1928 at Milnor, North Dakota, where she grew up and graduated from Milnor High School with the class of 1947. Over the years, Dorothy was employed at the Iris Theater, was a bookkeeper at Tayer's Plumbing and Heating, and for 20 years was an egg candler at the Milnor Co-op Creamery.

She was united in marriage to E. Clair Halvorson on September 23, 1955 at the Milnor Lutheran Church. Together they purchased a large home on 3rd Street and lived there for 30 years. For ten years, Dorothy managed and did all the cooking for the Halvorson Rest Home, with as many as ten guests. She was an excellent cook and baker. Her doughnuts were sought after by many. Dorothy was a member of the Milnor Lutheran Church, where she was active in the church choir and also taught Sunday school for many years. In March of 2005, Dorothy became a resident at the St. Catherine's Living Center in Wahpeton, North Dakota.
Dorothy died on Wednesday, January 3, 2007 at the St. Catherine's Living Center in Wahpeton, where she went to be with her savior, Jesus Christ. She was 78 years old.

Mourning her passing are her husband, E. Clair, Milnor, ND; two daughters, Donna (Keith) Johnson, Milnor, ND, and Della (Calvin) Teske, Stirum, ND; one son Markus Halvorson, Las Vegas, NV; and five grandchildren, Nicholas (Michelle) Johnson, Amber (Syd) Reed, Ashley and Angela Johnson, Darrin Teske, and one foster granddaughter, Samantha Kranzler.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers, Donald and Duane Tayer.

Arrangements by Dahlstrom Funeral Home.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Ann Tayer Halvorson (31 Jul 1928–3 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17301771, citing Milnor Lutheran Cemetery, Milnor, Sargent County, North Dakota, USA ; Maintained by In memory of Scott (contributor 46776086) .