FAIRMONT –A funeral service for Dorris I. Stromberg, 100, of Minnetonka, Minn., formerly of Fairmont, Minn., will be held 11 a.m. Friday, April 9, 2021, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery, Fairmont. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Friday, April 9, at Lakeview Funeral Home.
Dorris passed away Sunday morning, April 4, 2021, at Good Samaritan Society in Estherville, Iowa. The family asks that people are mindful of social distancing guidelines, wearing of masks and best practices in helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.
Dorris I. Stromberg was born April 13, 1920, in Ortonville, Minn., to John and Gertrude Horkey. She was united in marriage to Leonard Stromberg on Nov. 11, 1943, at the United Methodist Church in Ortonville, Minn. Dorris worked at Railway Motors before moving to the farm after her marriage to Leonard. She then began working at the Fairmont Community Hospital in the medical records department for several years. After retirement, Dorris continued consulting work at many small skilled nursing facilities in the area. Dorris and Leonard eventually moved off the farm and moved to Fairmont. Recently, she lived in Minnetonka, Minn. until moving to Estherville, Iowa. A summary of her life was raising three children, gardening, especially flowers, baking and traveling. Dorris is survived by children, Sandra, Larry, (Linda), and Susan (Patrick); grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Stromberg. www.lakeviewfuneralhome.net