1946 Dorothy Thiessen, 89, of Mt. Lake died March 28, 2011. Services were Thursday at Cornerstone Bible Church in Mt. Lake with Rev. Nathan Janzen officiating. Interment was at Cornerstone Bible Cemetery in Mt. Lake.
Dorothy Dick was born May 9, 1921, to Henry H. and Anna (Wall) Dick in Dallas, Ore. At a young age she moved with her family to Lester, Mont., and at age 12 was baptized.
She graduated from high school in Dallas and attended nurse’s school in Portland, Ore. After receiving her nurse’s degree, Dorothy attended Grace Bible Institute in Omaha, Neb., for one year of Bible training. Dorothy moved with her parents to Mt. Lake in the mid 1940s.
In 1949, Dorothy married John T. Thiessen at Cornerstone Bible Church in Mt. Lake. Dorothy was a full-time housewife and mother and worked part-time at the hospital. She also helped her husband with his many jobs around town.
Dorothy was involved in the Ladies Mission Society group and taught Sunday School. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, canning, cooking, spending time with her grandchildren, doing jigsaw puzzles, playing a variety of games and traveling with her husband.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John T. Thiessen; a grandson, David Thiessen; a daughter-in-law, Bonnie Thiessen; a brother, sister, two sisters-in-law and two brothers-in-law.
Survivors include her son, Ron (Dayle) Thiessen of Chadron, Neb.; a daughter, Elizabeth (Robert) Birkey of Omaha, Neb.; two grandchildren; and two sisters, Anna Jantzen of Lancaster, Calif.; and Sara Hall of Glendale, Ariz.