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Dorothy M. Thede

September 28, 1930 — July 11, 2018

The family will be having a Private Graveside Service at Crawford Heights Memory Gardens in Denison, Iowa.

Dorothy Mae Thede was born September 28, 1930, the daughter of Roy and Mabel Peters. She passed away Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at her home in Deloit, Iowa, at the age of eighty-seven.
Dorothy was a 1948 graduate of Lanesboro High School and was united in marriage to Harold Thede July 28, 1950, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Carroll, Iowa. Dorothy was employed as a waitress at the Highway Caf in Carroll and after moving to Denison, she babysat for awhile, was a homemaker and then worked at Denison SuperValu in the meat department.
Crocheting, sewing, and painting crafts that Harold made were her favorite pastime activities. She enjoyed photography, taking pictures of the family and was the family historian, also keeping a diary. Dorothy was a night owl, enjoying square dancing in Carroll and Denison, watching Wheel of Fortune and soaps–especially As the World Turns, listening to music and playing Bingo.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Lorretta and her husband, Dick. Survivors include: her husband, Harold; two sons, Greg, and Doug and his wife, Linda; two daughters, Pat and her husband, Don, and Barb and her husband, Dino; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

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