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Dorothy L. Anderson

May 23, 1918 June 10, 2009
Dorothy L. Anderson
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Dorothy Lucille (Hartwig) Anderson, 91, resident of Frederic, WI entered into rest on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, at Regions Hospital, St. Paul, MN. She was born May 23, 1918 the daughter of Harold and Sadie Hartwig in Canby, MN. She grew up and graduated from Milltown High School in 1936. In February, 1940 she married Ernest (Ernie) W. Muller also from Milltown. They lived in Milltown, Superior and Coloma until his death in 1969. Dorothy was both a homemaker and waitress for many years in Milltown and Superior, WI. In 1969 she moved to River Falls and worked at the Ben Franklin for her cousin, Wayne Nelson. On December 8, 1973 she married Harry F. Anderson, her surviving spouse, and moved to Frederic along with her daughter, Nancy. Dorothy was active in church activities, including ladies’ circles and church choir while in Milltown throughout her life. She enjoyed gardening and raised beautiful flowers as well as vegetables in her gardens. She and Harry spent many years traveling following Harry’s retirement. She will be missed by her family and friends. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Lowell (Bud) Hartwig; and her first husband, Ernest W. Muller. She is survived by her husband, Harry F. Anderson of Frederic, WI; children, Keith (Dora) Muller of Warren, OH, E. Gordon Muller of Newtown, PA, Jean Muller of Cumming, GA and Nancy (Dwight) Peterson of Frederic, WI; stepchildren, Cheryl (Gary) Parkins of Danbury, WI and Sandy (John) Rommel of Frederic, WI; 11 grandchildren and 5 step grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren and 2 step great grandchildren; her sister, Fay (Donald) Reppe of New Richmond, WI; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. A memorial service for Dorothy will be held at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Frederic, WI, on Monday, June 15th, at 11:00 a.m. Time for visiting with the family will be held prior to the service and will begin at 10:00 a.m. Donations preferred to the church elevator or building fund at Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Frederic. Interment will be at Milltown Cemetery at a later date. Rowe Funeral Home of Frederic, Wisconsin, was entrusted with funeral arrangements. For information call 715-327-4475.
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