Dorothy Buetow, 95, of Lamberton died on January 4, 2017, at Valley View Manor Care Center in Lamberton.
Funeral services were held at the Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Lamberton, Tuesday, January 10, 2017. The clergy was Pastor Mark Jamison.
Interment was at the Lamberton Cemetery in Lamberton. Arrangements were with the Sturm Funeral Home in Lamberton. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.
Dorothy Frances Buetow was born October 17, 1921 to Herbert and Dora (Kumm) Stein in Codington County, S.D. near Watertown, S.D. She was baptized at St. John Lutheran Church in Rauville Township and confirmed at St. Martin’s Lutheran Church in Watertown. In 1937, she moved with her parents near Lamberton.
On March 18, 1940, Dorothy was united in marriage to Willmer Buetow in Estherville, Iowa. They farmed northwest of Lamberton until moving into town in 1985.
They were blessed with four children. Dorothy was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.
She is survived by her husband Willmer of Lamberton; children – Maynard (Dee) Buetow of Burnsville, Diane (Gary) Graff of Lamberton, Judith (Dennis) Wambeke of Minneota; nine grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Donna Cambronne; granddaughter Connie Graff Irlbeck; two grandsons in infancy – Matthew Wambeke and baby Cambronne; sisters – Harriet (Art) Buetow and Eunice Stein.
Blessed be the memory of Dorothy Frances Buetow.