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 Dorothy <I>Czepa</I> Springman

Dorothy Czepa Springman

Fulda, Murray County, Minnesota, USA
Death 29 Nov 2010 (aged 82)
Champlin, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Adrian, Nobles County, Minnesota, USA
Memorial ID 62719646 · View Source
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Dorothy Springman, 82, Adrian, died Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at Suite Living in Champlin.

A funeral service was Monday, Dec. 6, at St. Adrian Catholic Church in Adrian. Burial was at St. Anthony Cemetery in Lismore.

Dorothy Czepa was born Sept. 24, 1928, to Emil and Johanna (Popkes) Czepa in Fulda. She attended school in Fulda.

On Sept. 21, 1950, she married Clair Springman at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church in Wilmont. After their marriage the couple moved to Camp Polk, La., while her husband was in the U.S. Army. After his discharge, they moved to a farm northwest of Lismore. In 1987 they retired from farming. In 1992 they moved to Adrian. She moved to Suite Living, Champlin, in February 2010.

She was a member of St. Adrian Catholic Church, the Catholic Daughters of America and Lismore American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed quilting, ceramics, crafts and gardening.

Mrs. Springman is survived by 12 children, Mike (Tracey) Springman, Leesburg, Va., Chuck (Collette) Springman, Sioux Falls, S.D., Bob (Nancy) Springman, Worthington, Pat (Bob) Grimshaw, Bowie, Md., Daryl (Donna) Springman, Dell Rapids, S.D., Jan Schwerin, Champlin, Alan Springman, Las Vegas, Nev., Diane Heitkamp, Brooklyn Park, Joe Springman, Manassas, Va., Bill (Jill) Springman, Redondo Beach, Calif., Greg (Jennifer) Springman, Lino Lakes, and Jean (D.J.) Leary, Redondo Beach; 30 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren, three brothers, Les Czepa and Emil (Betty) Czepa of Fulda, and Jim (Bonnie) Czepa, Woodbury.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clair Springman, on June 4, 2009; a granddaughter, Alecia Heitkamp, in 1989; and two brothers, Walt Czepa and Francis (Gladys) Czepa.

Memorials may be directed to the American Parkinson Disease Association.

Arrangements were provided by Dingmann Funeral Home of Adrian,

Family Members

Gravesite Details (OBIT): Rock county Star Herald, Luverne MN, Published 09 Dec 2010, pg A7.




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  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
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