|(Thursday - December
17, 2020) - Dorothy F. Lundholm, age 92, of Iron Mountain passed away on
Friday, December 11, at Victorian Pines Estates in Iron Mountain.
Dorothy was born February 21, 1928 in Seguin, Texas, daughter of the
late Gilbert and Vandelia (Liefeste) Staats. She graduated from Marion
High School in 1945 and went on to attend one year of college. Dorothy
married Rudy Lundholm on June 18, 1946 in Marion, Texas. He preceded her
in death in 1996.
Dorothy was born and raised in Marion, Texas
and when she was 17 she met Rudy, who was in the Air Force stationed at
Randolph AFB. They met and were married a year later. They made their
home in Rudy's hometown, Iron Mountain. She missed her family but was
welcomed into a loving family.
Dorothy was a longtime member of
Redemption Hill where she taught Sunday School, organized a Women's
Ministry and was always willing to help in the kitchen. She was on the
Board at Lake Ellen Baptist Camp. She was instrumental in Christian
Women's Club, served as Chairman and led many CWC bible studies.
She was a loving mother and grandmother who was famous for her
coffee cake, chicken and dumplings and Chinese food.
grandchildren always loved to spend time with Grandma and Grandpa at
their Keyes Lake cottage. She will be sadly missed by her large family
but brought everybody so much joy.
She is survived by her son,
Rick (Sue) Lundholm of Iron Mountain; two daughters, Susan (Wayne)
Wilson of Spread Eagle, and Christine (Michael) Vross of Iron Mountain;
eight grandchildren, Randy (Tunya) Lundholm, Rich Lundholm, Rob (Susan)
Lundholm, Carissa (Kevin) Schmutzler, Melissa (Chris) Rebman, Jessica
(Paul) Willis, Bethany (Eric) Jentoft , Katy (Adam) Pollard, and Carrie
Charette, Craig Charette; and 35 great-grandchildren.
addition to her parents and husband, Dorothy was preceded in death by a
brother, Gilbert Staats, Jr.
A private family service will be
held followed by burial at Iron Mountain Cemetery Park. A celebration of
her life will be held at a later date.
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The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home
with the arrangements.