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Dorothy Mae (Minteer) Fellows Hagen - 1911-1999


Posted By: Connie Ellis (email)
Date: 8/25/2011 at 16:46:46

SOURCE: Waukon, Iowa WAUKON STANDARD, May 5, 1999
Contributor: Connie Ellis (Not related)

Funeral services for Dorothy Mae Hagen, age 87, of Waukon, Iowa were held Wednesday, May 5 at 11 a.m. at Waterville Lutheran Church with the Rev. Kim Thacker officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lansing, Iowa. Martin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Casket bearers were Jim Brazell, Elmo Hagen, Herb Surom, Norbert Palmer, Lawrence Benda, and Richard Leiran. Honorary pallbearers were her grandchildren, Becky Skelton, John Fellows, Tim Fellows, Cheryl Heldt, Tracy Larson, Eric Larson, Jill Walworth and Beth Siegrist.

Dorothy Mae, daughter of Joseph and Eliza (Altman) Minteer, was born May 14, 1911 in Sumner, Illinois. At an early age she moved with her family to Oklahoma where her father worked in the oil fields. She attended high school in Tulsa, Oklahoma. On December 13, 1929 she married John R. Fellows. They moved to Chicago, Illinois shortly after they married and then moved to Waterville, Iowa in 1935. Following John's death, Dorothy married Clarence Hagen on January 25, 1958 in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. They continued to live in Waterville. Dorothy was active in the Waterville Lutheran church and its Ladies aid, Thursday Club, PEO, and was a long time volunteer at Makee Manor.

Dorothy Mae Hagen died Saturday, May 1, 1999 at the Good Samaritan Center in Waukon, Iowa. In addition to her two husbands, and parents, she was preceded in death by her four year old son John Robert Fellows; brothers, Fred Minteer, Roy Minteer, Charles Minteer, and Ben Minteer, and 2 sisters, Eva Lott and Hazel Keen.

She is survived by her son Bert (Janet) Fellows of Boise, Idaho, 2 daughters, Nancy (Don) Larson of Kirkland, Washington, and Linda (Jerry) Siegrist of Waukon, Iowa; 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren, in addition to a dear friend, Lucille Brazell of Waukon, Iowa.


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