Dorothy J. SortebergDorothy J. Sorteberg, 77, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2009 at the Valley Eldercare Center in Grand Forks, ND.
Dorothy J. Sorteberg
Dorothy J. Sorteberg, 77, passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2009 at the Valley Eldercare Center in Grand Forks, ND.
Dorothy Jean Johnson was born on May 17, 1931 in Sisseton, SD, the daughter of Bert and Dorothy (Hicks) Johnson. Dorothy grew up and attended school in Badger, MN. On February 6, 1952 she was united in marriage to Odin Arnold Sorteberg in East Grand Forks, MN. They made there home in Gilby, ND on a farm and then in 1967 they moved to Warren, MN. Dorothy started a home Day Care Service. Dorothy and Odin adopted two handicapped boys, Alan and Glen. In 1977 they moved to East Grand Forks, MN. Dorothy was a great homemaker and truly enjoyed to cook and crochet.
Family members who survive Dorothy include her husband Odin of East Grand Forks, MN; two sons: Alan Adamski and Glen Sorteberg both of East Grand Forks, MN; one sister June Hagen of Badger, MN and one brother Richard Johnson of Badger, MN.
She is preceded in death by her parents, an infant sister and one brother Norbert Johnson.
Funeral Service: 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 6, 2009 in River Heights Lutheran Church, 2214 10th Ave. NW, East Grand Forks, MN
Visitation: One Hour before Funeral Service in River Heights Lutheran Church
Inurnment: Badger, MN
Online Guestbook: www.stennesfuneralhome.com
Arrangements by Stennes Funeral Home, East Grand Forks, MN.