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“So sorry about Wimp and now Dolly. I helped on the farm years ago and had many great times with them both. Jerry King ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: jerry king - Sparland, IL

“So many wonderful memories of spending time with The Dorvinens out on Broemer Road. They alwasy made me feel like part of the family. God Bless you...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Jason Tuisku - Boise, ID

“Thoughts and prays to you and your family ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Mary T Huff - Kathleen, GA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you in this time of tremendous grief. Aunt Doll was a strong woman and raised 10 great children. We wish...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Sandy and Mike Super - Niece

“I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was such a quiet, gentle, kind woman. I spent many hours/overnights in her house while growing up and I'm not...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Paula Kallungi Zulinski - Hancock, MI

“To the whole family, we are so sorry for your loss. Every time we saw her she had a big smile on her face and always welcomed her into her home. ...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Sheila and Ron Buswell - CA

“Nannetta we are continuing to lift you all up in prayer. As hard as this is now, remember how fortunate we are in knowing you will see our Savior,...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Tonia - Warner Robins, GA

“Mike & Family, Very sorry for your loss. Red C. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Red Chamberlain - decatur, IL

“Our condolences to the whole family. I remember sleep overs with Joe when we were in grade school. With a large family, there was always a lot of...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Bob Lowney - Edenton, NC - Friend

“My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. I have so many fond memories with her when I was younger especially on the swing. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: tammy tuisku kelley - niles, MI

“I'm so sorry for your loss. I send you strength and love in your time of need. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: lynn miller - waukesha, WI

“When we were all kids, remembering going to really fun and memorable birthday parties for Joe.....Great family and super fun times! Sending Sympathy...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Martha L. Malm (Campbell) - IN

Agnes M. "Dolly" Dorvinen, 83, a resident of Broemer Rd., passed away Thursday morning August 1, 2013, at home with her family by her side.
She was born on January 10, 1930, on the family farm on Broemer Rd. Dolly was a graduate of Houghton High School with the class of 1948. As a young woman, she worked on the family farm which became Broemer's Dairy.
On October 29, 1949, she was united in marriage to Wilmer "Wimpy" Dorvinen. The couple resided for a short time in Chicago, IL, White Pine, MI, but had spent most of their lives on Broemer Rd. On August 14, 2010, Wimpy preceded Dolly in death.
Dolly was a devout Catholic and faithful member of St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church of Houghton. She loved her family and enjoyed following her grandchildren with their different activities. She was a sports fan following the Green Bay Packers, Detroit Red Wings, and Detroit Tigers. She also enjoyed baking and cooking for her family and friends, gardening, picking berries, and canning vegetables. She also enjoyed a good game of Pinochle and visiting with family and friends at the family beach.
Preceding her in death were her parents Raymond and Agnes (Andersen) Broemer and her husband.
Surviving are: her brother Robert (Marilyn) Broemer of Bloomington, MN. Her children Michael Dorvinen of Green Bay, WI, and his daughter Nicole; Cheryl (Lloyd) Abdelnour of Hoyt Lakes, MN and their children Rob, Tim, Ryan, and Derek; Jacalyn (David) Strong of Chassell and their children Darcy (Monique) and Abbey; Joseph (Kathleen) Dorvinen of Chassell and their children Amy (husband Wayne and great-grandson Theodore) and Beth; Theresa Dorvinen of Appleton, WI; Cynthia Dorvinen of Appleton, WI; Thomas Dorvinen of Chassell; Kathleen (Michael) Bradley of Marquette, MI, and their children Anthony (wife Heidi and great grand-children Wilmer & Grace), Jaci, Colin, Emma, Laura, and Anna; Nannetta (Jerry) Daniels of Bonaire, GA, and their children Dolen (wife Sabrina and great-granddaughters Payton & Addyson), Hope, and Joshua; Christine (Kendall) Fisher of Appleton, WI, and their children Zachary and Shelby. Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Dolly will be held 11 am Monday August 5, 2013, at St. Ignatius Loyola Catholic Church of Houghton with Fr. John Martignon to celebrate. Friends may call on Monday August 5, 2013, from 9 am until time of services at the church.
Burial will be held in the Oskar Cemetery at a later date.
To view Dolly's obituary or to send condolences to the family please visit www.memorialchapel.net.
The Memorial Chapel Funeral Home has been assisting the family with the arrangements.

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