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Nuehring, Dorothea A. M. (Sander) 1914-2002


Posted By: Mary Durr (email)
Date: 9/19/2009 at 19:31:16

Mrs. ELLIOT (Dorothea A. M. Sander) NEUHRING 1914-2002
Dorothea Nuehring

Funeral services for Dorothea Neuhring were held on Monday, February 18, 2002, at Decorah Lutheran Church with the Rev. James Glesne and Rev. Brian Robertson officiating. Music was provided by organist Diane Kvainme.

Dorothea Nuehring, age 87, of Decorah, Iowa died on Saturday, February 16, 2002 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Postville, Iowa following a short illness.

Dorothea Augusta Mary (Sander) Neuhring was born on June 24, 1914 near Luana, Iowa, the daughter of George and Augusta (Kamps) Sander. Dorothea attended Cherry Valley Country School. She married Elliot "Pete" Neuhring on June 30, 1938 in State Center, Iowa.

Dorothea was the bookkeeper for her husband while he ran the Neuhring Friendly Service Station in Elkader and also while he ran the Mobil Station in Decorah. She enjoyed gardening, walking, doing church work and especially her children and her grandchildren. Dorothea was a member of the Decorah Lutheran Church, where she belonged to Circle and taught Sunday School for several years.

Dorothea's survivors include her daughter, Shirley Lange and husband Lowell of Hampton, IA, two sons, Dave Neuhring and wife Nancy of Rockford, IL, and Paul Neuhring, Decorah, IA. Three grandchildren: Jeff Lange and wife Beth, Jennifer Ballard and husband Joe and Jason Neuhring and wife Tracy. Three great grandchildren: Samantha, Autumn and Curtis Neuhring and another great grandchild due in March. Also, one sister, Martha Heins of Postville, IA, and several nieces and nephews.

Dorothea was preceded in death by her parents, George and Augusta Sander, her husband Elliot "Pete" Neuhring in 2000 and one sister, Mabel Gordon.

Casket bearers were Jeff Lange, Fred Heins, Joe Ballard, Lowell Lange, Merle Gordon, and Jason Neuhring. Interment was at Postville Cemetery, Postville, Iowa.

Postville Herald newspaper clipping from my mother's obituary collection.


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