Dorothy Frisch, 87, of St. James died on Monday, January 30, 2012 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Mankato.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 3, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Madelia with Reverened Bruce Bringle officiating. Burial will be at Rosendale Lutheran Cemetery in rural St. James.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Sturm Funeral Home in St. James and will continue for one hour prior to the services at the church on Friday.
Dorothy’s life revolved around her love of home and family. She loved gardening and sharing her home - canned goods with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She loved the outdoors and cared lovingly for many wild birds that called her yard and grove their home. She resided on the family farm and lived there until the time of her death.
Survivors include her children, Gordon (Elizabeth) Frisch of Santa Fe, NM, Charles (Peggy) Frisch of Finlayson, MN, Jeanne (Michael) Burke of St. James, MN, David (Rebecca) Frisch of Colorado Springs, CO and Joseph (Katherine) Frisch of Madelia, MN; grandchildren, Jake and John Frisch, Pete, Justin, Nick, Tanya, Sasha and Lena Frisch, Molly Westman, Melissa Curry, Meggie Munsterman, Stephanie Leasure, Tony Frisch, Heidi Frisch, Liana and Ellen Frisch; 24 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband; son, Douglas; grandchildren, Jason and Joanna Armendariz; parents; brother, Richard “Dick” Lakey; and sister; Lucy Hoye.
Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in St. James. You may send the family condolences online at http://www.sturmfh.com.