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Dorothy Quiring

November 2, 1925 ~ August 23, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old


Dorothy Clara (Willms) Quiring, age 97, of Wadena, Minnesota passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2023, at Astera Health in Wadena.

Dorothy Clara Willms was born November 2, 1925, in Mountain Lake, Minnesota to William and Minnie (Schmidt) Willms. She was united in marriage to Henry Quiring on September 14, 1946. They moved from Springfield to New Ulm. Later they moved to Ottawa, Illinois. After five years they moved back to Minnesota and spent their winters in Denison, Texas. Henry passed away July 18, 2006, in Texas.

Dorothy loved to travel. She enjoyed having her grandchildren and great-grandchildren around. Dorothy was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Wadena. She enjoyed quilting with her friends. She also enjoyed gardening, growing flowers, and did interior decorating.

Deeply loved, Dorothy’s passing will be mourned by her children: Rodney (Delores) Quiring of Sebeka, Minn.; Sharon (Tom) Graphenteen of Rockport, Texas; Debra (Marlin) Martin of Wadena, Minn.; and Darwin (Beverly) Quiring of Outing, Minn; 12 grandchildren: Jamie, Ryan, Kris, Chad, Angie, Holly, Jerry, Stephanie, Heather, Melissa, Chris, and Matthew; 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Minnie; husband Henry; son Ronald; three brothers and three sisters.



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September 8, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 PM
St John's Lutheran Church ~ Wadena
710 Franklin Ave SW
Wadena, MN 56482

Memorial Service
September 8, 2023

11:00 AM
St John's Lutheran Church ~ Wadena
710 Franklin Ave SW
Wadena, MN 56482

Video is available for this event

Burial to Follow

Evergreen Cemetery ~ Staples
500-574 Warner Road NE
Staples, MN 56479


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