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Dorothy Holbrook

Female 1912 - 2002  (90 years)


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  • Name Dorothy Holbrook 
    Born 18 Jul 1912  Bloomfield, Knox, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1 Oct 2002  Creighton, Knox, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 5 Oct 2002  Sacred Heart Cemetery, Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5857857010  Master Tree
    Last Modified 13 Dec 2006 

    Father Frank Holbrook 
    Mother Isabelle Slowey 
    Family ID F5350799186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Curtis Milton Nelsen,   b. 25 Feb 1911, Mission Hill, Yankton, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1987, Yankton, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 14 Sep 1933  Yankton, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Marjorie Ann Nelsen,   b. 3 Jul 1934
    +2. Jeanette Nelsen,   b. 14 Jan 1936
    +3. Harlan Curtis Nelsen,   b. 28 Oct 1939, Mission Hill, Yankton, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 2005, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2009 
    Family ID F5350799170  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jul 1912 - Bloomfield, Knox, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Sep 1933 - Yankton, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Oct 2002 - Creighton, Knox, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 5 Oct 2002 - Sacred Heart Cemetery, Yankton, Yankton, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Dorothy V. (Mrs. Curtis) Nelsen, age 90, formerly of Yankton, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2002, at the Creighton Care Centre, Creighton, Nebraska.

      A memorial Mass will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Yankton, with Rev. Gregg Frankman officiating. Burial of the cremated remains will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery.

      A rosary will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct, 4, 2002, at the Kostel Funeral Home, Yankton.

      Dorothy Holbrook was born on July 18, 1912, in Bloomfield, Neb., to Frank and Isabelle (Slowey) Holbrook. Dorothy was one of nine children. She married Curtis M. Nelsen of Mission Hill, S.D., on Sept. 14, 1933. To this union, three children were born: Marjorie (Mrs. Richard Rice) of Creighton, Neb.; Jeanette (Mrs. Charles Meng) of Yankton and Harlan (Ann) Nelsen of Mission Hill. The couple farmed and lived near Mission Hill until moving to Yankton in 1983. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Yankton. She worked at Yankton Human Services Center, for Dr. Edward Schindler, podiatrist, Lewis and Clark Drug Store, Montgomery Wards and Gurney Seed and Nursery. She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and was a past Senior Regent of the Women of the Moose.

      She is survived by her children: Marjorie, Jeanette and Harlan; two sisters: Mabel (Mrs. John Arness) of Sioux Falls and Evelyn (Mrs. Charles Jordan) of Porterville, Calif.; two brothers: Earl Holbrook of Yankton and Bill Holbrook of Porterville, Calif.; her grandchildren: Donna (Meng) Bierle, Brenda (Meng) Frick, Peggy (Meng) Olson, Bruce Meng, David Rice, Brian Nelsen and Chris Nelsen; great-grandchildren Heather Alarie, Derek Alarie, Jill (Alarie) Floyd, Kelsey Bierle, Tara Olson, Nicole Olson and Evan Rice; great-great-grandchildren Briana Alarie-McCloud, Tori Alarie-McCloud and Kyla Floyd; and many nieces and nephews.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Curtis; three brothers: Elmer, Francis and Lloyd; and one sister Edna.