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Dorothy Mae Abrahamson
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Obituary for Dorothy Mae Abrahamson

Dorothy Mae Abrahamson, 73 of rural Northwood, IA, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at her home.

Funeral services will be 1:30 PM, Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Silver Lake Lutheran Church, 705 Silver Lake Road, Northwood, IA 50459, with Pastor Randy Baldwin officiating.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Lake Mills Otto/Chose American Legion Post #235 will perform military rites.

Dorothy’s body will be cremated after the service and inurnment will take place at a later date.

Dorothy Mae Abrahamson was born on November 26, 1944 in Dumont, Iowa, the daughter of Harvey Alfred and Nadean Katherine (Kammerrer) Witte. She had six brothers and sisters; Joyce Cady, Pauline Leaman, Gary Witte, Jimmy Witte, Joan Witte and Mary Lou Witte.

Dorothy attended grade school at Dumont Community School and later attended and graduated from Hampton-Dumont High School.

She then enlisted in the United States Army Reserve Control Group. She joined the Army School and attended 72 F20 Data Communication Terminal Specs. She was Honorably Discharged after serving six years.

Dorothy married Ronald Dickinson and gave birth to Veronica (Dickinson) Peterson. She had Tim and Tony Abrahamson with Donald Kingland.

Dorothy had worked at Fleetguard Industries in Lake Mills, Iowa for many years.

Dorothy loved doing crafts. She had many ideas and plans. She loved making crafts for kids and called her group, Kraft’s 4 Kids. They donated much of their precious work to churches and donation centers. She also enjoyed cooking, creating and most of all, life.

Life was short for her husband, her son Anthony J. (Tony) Abrahamson and her daughter and son-in-law, Veronica and Dar Peterson. She is now in Heaven with them as they watch over Tim (Tricia Hannegrefs) Abrahamson; grandchildren Kyle Peterson, and Christa (Duane) Westbrook; three great-granddaughters, Tia, Myrah and Keila Westbrook; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Silver Lake Lutheran Church

705 Silver Lake Road Northwood, Iowa 50459
Northwood, Iowa 50459

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1:30 PM
Silver Lake Lutheran Church

705 Silver Lake Road Northwood, Iowa 50459
Northwood, Iowa 50459


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