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Dorothy Rolling

Oct 16, 2008

MILFORD – Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Rolling, 72, of Milford will be held Friday, Oct. 17, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milford. Visitation will be after 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16 with a Rosary at 6:45 pm followed by a parish vigil at 7 p.m. at the Turner Funeral Home in Milford.

Dorothy died Oct. 13, 2008, at the Milford Care Center in Milford.

Dorothy Ellen Rolling was born Sept. 20, 1936, in Ceylon, Minn., daughter of Henry and Edna (Goerndt) Feddersen. She graduated from the Dolliver High School and was named valedictorian of her graduating class. She attended one year of college.

She was united in marriage to Patrick Rolling on Jan. 9, 1956 in Armstrong. Dorothy lived in Swea City, Armstrong, Estherville and Terril before moving to Milford in 1999. She worked as a librarian at the Terril Library for many years.

Dorothy enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, marigolds, owls and baking cookies. She attended the Catholic Church and was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America and the Rosary and Altar Society. She served as a lector and attended many Bible studies.

She is survived by her children, Greg (Gaylene) Rolling of Spirit Lake, Kathy (Dave) Determan of Terril, Phil (Mary Kay) Rolling of Milford, and Kenny (Stacey) Rolling of Cold Spring, Minn.; eight grandchildren, Jessi (Nick) Bradley of Terril, Amanda Eickholt of Spirit Lake, Dylan Rolling of Cedar Rapids, Danny Rolling of Iowa City, Lexy Determan of Terril, Candice Rolling of Spirit Lake and Henry Rolling and Kate Rolling of Cold Spring; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Don Feddersen and two sisters, Dona Glasnapp and Dixie Lind.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Patrick Rolling, and her parents, Henry and Edna Feddersen.