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6/10/2017 11:16:00 PM
Dorothy Doris Demmer

Dorothy Doris Demmer, 90, passed away on June 7, 2017 surrounded by her family at her home in Faribault.

The funeral service will be held on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 104 First Street SE, Hayfield with Pastor Paul Hauschild and Reverend Myrwood Bagne officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery in Hayfield following the service. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 11 at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, and one hour before the service at Trinity Lutheran Church, Hayfield on Monday, June 12.

Dorothy was born on June 30, 1926, the daughter of Hans and Ida (Sandsmark) Johnson. She was baptized, confirmed and on August 31, 1947 married to Boyd W. Demmer at Le Sueur River Lutheran Church in New Richland. Upon graduation from New Richland High School in 1944, Dorothy attended Mankato Teacher Training and taught school for 9 years until the family moved to Hayfield in 1957. In Hayfield, Dorothy helped in the family John Deere business, Demmer Implements Inc, taught Sunday school and served as president of Trinity Lutheran Church Ladies Aid. Dorothy also served as the president of the American Legion Auxiliary where she was a life member.

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Boyd W. Demmer, Faribault; daughter, Diane (Gary) Hitzemann, New Ringgold, PA; son, Randy (Kathy) Demmer, Hayfield; daughter, Linnae (James) Sathre, Waconia; grandchildren Alison, Alena, Brooks, Lauren, Ann, Margeaux, Ryan, Garrett, Connor and Lindsey; and great-grandchildren Maya, Samuel, Quinlan, Grant, Rowan, Tyler, Olive, Rhys and Stella.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her son, Alan B. Demmer; by her parents; and by 6 brothers and 4 sisters.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church in Hayfield or The American Heart Association.

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