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Dorothy Stumpf

A  Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Richmond with Fr. David Brownfield officiating. Burial will be in the Holy Trinity Cemetery, Richmond.  Visitation will be Monday, June 15 from 3:00 PM to 7:00PM with prayers at 3:00 PM at the Peterseim Funeral Home, Kalona.

Dorothy died Saturday, June 13 at Mercy Hospital, Iowa City

Dorothy Stumpf was born September 4, 1930 in Riverside, the daughter of Edward and Edna (Roberts) Muller.  She graduated from St. Mary's Catholic School in Riverside.  She was united in marriage to Richard E. Stumpf Sept 30, 1952 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Riverside.

She was employed as a nurses aid, former Wayside Inn, Owens Brush where she retired and a farm wife.  Spending time with the family was an important part of her life.  Playing cards and working puzzles was a pastime she greatly enjoyed.

Dorothy is survived by six children: Cathy (Randy) Kelley of Wellman, Peggy (Gerald) Hammes of Sigourney, Shirley Brown of Wellman, Marilyn Stumpf and John Yoder of Wellman, Harriet (Dwayne) Duwa of Wellman and George (Kristy) Stumpf of Iowa City.  Also surviving are 17 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, a brother, Paul (JoAnne) Muller of Newton, IA, and sisters-in-law Cecilia Muller and Eugena Stumpf.

Preceding Dorothy in death were her parents, her husband Richard (Nov. 1999), son-in-law Dennis Brown, four brothers Kenneth Muller, Roy Muller, Jack Muller, Robert Muller and one sister, Rosie Rhodes.

Memorial donations may be directed to Iowa City Hospice or Masses Intentions.

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Sorry for your loss girls. I played a lot of cards (pepper) in the taverns with your mom and opal.

Doug Ulin Jun 16 2015 12:00 AM

We were saddened to hear of Dort passing. It is a difficult time for everyone and please know you're in our thoughts and prayers.She is looking upon you and in her own way letting you know she is okay and free of all pain and suffering. May God bless her and keep her close. God bless all of you. Joan, Kelly, and Lori

Joan Walsh Jun 15 2015 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with your family.Dort was one of my favorite people and I think of her whenever I go past the highway 1 homeplace and everytime I am in Kalona.She definitely was a great lady who raised a great family. Love and prayers to you all. Sue Kleese

sue kleese Jun 14 2015 12:00 AM

As a youngster, I remember coming out to the farm with my cousin, Cher, and her family.Dort was always a very kind and sweet lady.My heartfelt sympathy to the family, so very sorry for your loss.

Debra Walsh Fulton Jun 14 2015 12:00 AM