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Dorothea "Dottie" Goembel

June 28, 1922 December 30, 2015
Dorothea "Dottie" Goembel
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DOROTHEA 'DOTTIE' MARIETTA GOEMBEL was born on June 28, 1922 to Robert and Edith (Fugate) Leicher in Luverne, Minnesota. She was raised here and received her education, graduating from high school in 1940. On July 4, 1941 Dottie wed Ted Anderson in Luverne. The couple later divorced in 1967 and a couple of years later Dottie moved to California to live and work. In 1975, Dottie returned to Rock County, Minnesota where she operated a caf in Magnolia, Minnesota. On November 4, 1978 Dottie was united in marriage to Leon Goembel. The couple made their home on the farm near Magnolia. Through her years, Dottie worked at various businesses which included George’s Bakery and Myhre Studio. The couple later retired and moved to Poplar Creek in Luverne, before moving to the Good Samaritan Society - Mary Jane Brown Home in July 2010. Leon preceded her in death on March 24, 2012. Dottie remained at the home until August 2013, when she moved to Parkview Manor in Ellsworth, Minnesota. On Wednesday, December 30, 2015, Dottie died peacefully at the home at the age of 93 years, six months and two days.

Dottie participated in a variety of Christian denominations. She was a member of Royal Neighbors. Until her sight became impaired, Dottie enjoyed sewing, knitting, and crocheting dolls. She also enjoyed writing poetry.

Dottie is survived by her seven children, Stephanie (Gary) Frackman of Anchorage, Alaska, Juli (Cal) Kuipers of North Mankato, Minnesota, Wendy (Richard) Grill of Luverne, Daniel (Becky) Anderson of Larchwood, Iowa, Stephen (Donna) Anderson of Lindon, Utah, Thomas (Ronny) Anderson of Chandler, Arizona, and Barbara Wise of Grand Junction, Colorado; five step children; 27 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and numerous other family. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon; daughter, Michele Perkins; son, James Anderson; parents, Bob and Edith Leicher; four sisters, Roberta Leicher, Ann Hollaren, Theo Bickford and Mary Leicher; and one brother, James Leicher.

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