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Dorothy Schultz

April 3, 1934 — February 24, 2018

Dorothy Schultz, 83 of Alexandria and formerly of Hoffman died Saturday, February 24, 2018, at Minnewaska Lutheran Home in Starbuck.

Dorothy Gunhild Schultz was born on April 3, 1934, in Hoffman, Minnesota.  She was baptized and confirmed in the Lincoln Lutheran Church where she was a lifetime member.  Dorothy graduated from Hoffman High School in 1952.

Dorothy and Alfred Schultz were married in the Lincoln Lutheran Church and were the first couple married in the new church.  Following their wedding, they lived in Hoffman for several years before moving to Alexandria.  Dorothy was a homemaker, read the local news on the radio, and served as the church organist for fifty-five years. She was also employed with American Cleaners in Alexandria.  Dorothy enjoyed playing cards, cooking, playing and listening to music. She enjoyed attending Michael’s concerts and activities during his school years.   Along with being church organist, she was active with Lincoln Lutheran Church and Ladies Aid, and was a member of Hoffman American Legion Auxiliary where she had served as President.

She is survived by her grandson, Michael Schultz of Washington, DC and by cousins and friends.  Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alfred on July 15, 1993, and her son, Neal Schultz on June 28, 2014.

Funeral Service: 1:00 PM, Thursday, March 1, 2018, at Lincoln Lutheran Church of rural Hoffman.

Visitation: Wednesday from 5 to 7 PM at Erickson-Smith Funeral Home in Hoffman and one hour prior at the church on Thursday.

Clergy: Dorothy Hedlin, SAM

Interment: Lincoln Lutheran Church Cemetery

Funeral Home: Erickson-Smith of Hoffman.


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Service Schedule

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Erickson-Smith Funeral Home - Hoffman

101 7th St S, Hoffman, MN 56339

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

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