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December 12, 1948 - November 20, 2012

Dorothy J. Schulte, 63, of Freeburg, MN, died Tues., November 20, 2012 at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, LaCrosse, WI. She was born December 12, 1948, in Webster City, IA to. Dalton and Ellen Mae (Matter) Patterson.  She married Patrick Schulte July 2, 1971, in LaCrescent, MN.

Dorothy worked at Northern Engraving in Spring Grove, MN for 28 years.
She enjoyed sewing, cooking and working in her flower garden.

She is survived by her husband, Patrick of Freeburg; her children, Derek Schulte of Portland, OR., Debbie Colsch of Milwaukee, WI,  Don (Lori) Schulte of Hokah, MN; 4 grandchildren, Chad, Corey, Kaleb, and Devin; 2 great grandchildren, Cooper and Cameron; 2 sisters, Frances (Bill) Andrist of Stewartville, MN, and Jackie (Hugo) Bakken of West Virginia; a brother, Joe (Bev) Patterson of LaCrescent, MN; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and 2 sisters, Martha and Patricia.

Memorial services will be at 11:30 am, Monday, Nov. 26, at Evangelical Church of Peace, Crooked Creek Township, Freeburg, MN. Rev. William J. Reese will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:30-11:30 am Monday morning before the service at the church and a luncheon will follow the service at Freeburg Community Center. McCormick Funeral Home, Caledonia is assisting the family.

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