Dorothea Jones, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother, was born January 28th 1930 in Flandreau S. D.
She married Donald Kurtenbach on November 4th 1948 at Gary S. D. They lived in Moorhead, MN for a few years, then moved to Sioux Falls, S.D. and started their family. She was a stay at home mom until the youngest was in school, then worked as a lunch room server at Axtell Park Jr. High for 6 years, and then at Mckennan Hospital in Housekeeping for 10+ years before retiring.
Dorothea enjoyed gardening, baking, canning, loving and caring for their family of 6 children.
Dorothea is survived by her children, David (Mary) of Mooreton, N.D., Kenneth of Marquette Mi., Gary (Susan) of Bismarck, N.D., Dale (Pat) of Brandon, S.D., Mary Kurtenbach of Pierre, S.D., Lori (Jay) Schriever of Woonsocket, S.D., 8 grandchildren, Nate (Jen) Greenfield, Kelly (Pete) Wall, Aaron (Kelsey) Kurtenbach, Ashley Redard, Emily (Jake) Stenzel, Halie (Reid) Kurtenbach, Shawna Boehmer, Amy (Kevin) Lawrence; 16 great grandchildren, Emma Kurtenbach, Chase Kurtenbach, Maggie Kurtenbach, Breanna (Kendrick) Hart, Brayden Boehmer, Mariana Lawrence, Phinley Lawrence, Paizley Lawrence, Savannah Wall, Carrie Wall, Anthony Wall, Christina Greenfield, Grace Redard, Rosalie Redard, Benjamin Redard, Judah Redard, Jax Stenzel, Ryder Stenzel, Jameson Stenzel; 5 great-great grandchildren, Cecilia Boehmer, Bryleigh Hart, Veda Hart, Khloe Hart, Aaliyah Boehmer.
Dorothea is preceded in death by her husband, Donald, her parents, Earl and Mary Jones, and her brother, Earl Williams (Billy) Jones.