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Dorothy L. (Beltz) Christensen

Dorothy L. (Beltz) Christensen age 87, of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota died on October 9, 2020, at Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye.

Visitation will be on Monday, October 12, 2020 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Sleepy Eye, MN.

Funeral Service will be held at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Sleepy Eye, MN, on Monday, October 12, 2020 at 11:00 am.

Covid-19 rules and regulations will be followed including the use of masks and social distancing.

The clergy will be Pastor Nathan Luong.

Interment will be at the Hauges Cemetery near Fairfax.

Memorials are preferred to Divine Providence Community Home in Sleepy Eye.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Dorothy L. (Beltz) Christensen was born on April 30, 1933 in Renville, County, MN to Spencer & Anne (Nesburg) Berg. She grew up near Fairfax where she attended school. Dorothy married Harold Beltz in 1950 and the couple made their home in rural Sleepy Eye where they farmed for many years. They moved to Sleepy Eye in 1972, Harold preceded her in death in 1974. She later married Victor Christensen in 1977. Dorothy worked for many years as a cook at various places including the Sleepy Eye Hospital, Orchid Inn, Eddie C’s and Sleepy Eye Care Center. She enjoyed fishing, playing cards, crocheting and especially her family! Dorothy was a member of the Red Hats and Trinity Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her children, Steve (Rita) Beltz of New Ulm, Richard (Nancy) Beltz of Alexandria, Cheryl (Dave) Peterson of Mankato, Scott (Deb) Beltz, Dan (Sheila) Beltz, Kristie (Dan) Tauer and Jody (Vicky) Beltz all of Sleepy Eye, 21 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren, 3 step-children, Madalynn Ronning, Douglas Christensen and Jeffrey (Doreen) Christensen and several step-grandchildren, sister, Jean Hillmann of Fairfax, sisters-in-law, Inga Beltz of Fairfax, Pat Beltz of Champlin, Nancy Berg of Minnetonka and aunt Bernice Halvorson of Cambridge. She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Harold Beltz, second husband, Victor Christensen, great granddaughter, Jordan, sister, Mary Ann Larsen, brother, Bob Berg and step-daughter, Virginia Stark.


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