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Dorothy R. Harker

Tuesday, October 14, 2003

EDINA, Minn. -- Dorothy R. Harker, 78, of Edina, Minn., and Okoboji, and a former Le Mars resident, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, following a courageous battle with lung cancer.

Dorothy was a lifelong member of the National T.T.T. Society, serving as Iowa state president, Minnesota state president and national president. She was a member of PEO and a lifelong volunteer of various charitable organizations.

"Thank you for being a loving mother, grandmother and friend to many. We will miss you and love you always."

Survivors include two daughters, Susan Harker Brunn and Vicki Harker Robinson; a son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Cheri Harker; grandchildren, Matthew and Alison Brunn, Peter, Maggi and Grant Robinson and Charli and Conrad Harker; her mother, Marga Ross; a sister-in-law, Mary Ross; and many loving nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Alva Ross; a brother, Howard Ross, and an infant daughter, Leslie.

Funeral services will be at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Washburn-McReavy Edina Chapel in Edina, Minn., with visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Memorial Cemetery in Le Mars.

Memorials are preferred to the National T.T.T. Endowment Fund, American Cancer Society or the Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum Endowment Fund.

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