Dorinda L. Anderson
- November 2, 1956 - September 24, 2011
- West Fargo, North Dakota
of Dorinda 's Passing
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“Larry and family. I want to send my condolences to you and your family. I have known Rin for so many years growning up together in Hazelton. We...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: Elaine Malsam - Bismarck, ND
“Our sympathy to James and Justin and family. It has been many years since first meeting at NDSU. She had so much love and joy for her "little" boys...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: John and Sherry Isley - SD
“Larry & Dorinda's families
So sorry to hear of the passing of Dorinda, I truly enjoyed getting to know her in the world of Ecoomic Development. I...Read More »
3 of 27 | Posted by: Diane Olson - Friend
“I attended school with Dorinda at NDSU. A warm, loving person will be missed.
4 of 27 | Posted by: Karen Ehrens - Bismarck, ND
“I was deeply saddened to hear about the recent passing of Dorinda. Twenty years ago, I carpooled with Dorinda from Verona to Valley City everyday to...Read More »
5 of 27 | Posted by: sheila.coleman - Oakes, ND
“andy-chelsa and family- we are thinking about you and your family during this hard time. just know that wherever she is that she will always be...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Amy Petersen and Erik Henry
“Larry, I'm saddened to hear about Dorinda. My thoughts and prayers go to you and your family during this difficult time. Sincerely, Emily
7 of 27 | Posted by: Emily Brewer - Nashville, TN
“RIP my friend! This world is a lonlier place without you. I will miss your smile and your hugs and the endless supply of hot tamales you brought...Read More »
8 of 27 | Posted by: Karla Thompson - Fargo, ND
“Dorinda was a lovely lady who I enjoyed very much as a patient. She was more than just a patient to me and I enjoyed her friendship very much. She...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Karla French Baker
“What wonderful and long-lasting memories this great lady will create. I knew her as a pretty and sweet little girl growing up in Hazelton -- and had...Read More »
10 of 27 | Posted by: Duke Rosendahl - Hazen, ND
“I have many fond memories of Rin from elementary and high school. We were the "town kids" and thought we were really cool. Rin actually was really...Read More »
11 of 27 | Posted by: Kevin Stramer - Minneapolis, MN
“Back in the day, Rin and Wanda both babysat us Landsberger kids. Our dads were good friends, and I remember Rin in hip-huggers, young and beautiful....Read More »
12 of 27 | Posted by: Vanessa Landsberger - Fargo, ND
“So sorry to hear of the Loss of Rinda, I have known her for many years when she lived in Hazelton. I am saddened by this and we are sending our...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Donna and Jeff Magrum Family
“I am so sorry for your loss. I myself lost my Dad two weeks ago and know the heart ache and sadness that you are going through. My family's prayers...Read More »
14 of 27 | Posted by: jerry nordstrom - West Fargo, ND
“Larry and Family--Dorinda will be deeply missed by her economic and community development family! Dorinda was always there to answer my questions...Read More »
15 of 27 | Posted by: Brenda Foster - Friend
“Larry and Family, we were deeply saddened to here of Dorinda's passing on Saturday evening. Dorinda was a great friend and I so enjoyed working with...Read More »
16 of 27 | Posted by: Bernie dardis - West Fargo, ND
“Larry & family-
My sincere condolences to you. What a special lady Dorinda was. It is such a pleasure to know you, to have gotten to take care of...Read More »
17 of 27 | Posted by: Holly Perli - Rochester, MN
“Larry, I just wanted to say my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I know it is hard to lose someone that you love dearly. If there...Read More »
18 of 27 | Posted by: Susan Chaffin - Mount Juliet, TN
“We have lost a cherished member of The Chamber family. Dorinda Anderson of West Fargo died Saturday, September 24, 2011 in the Lakeland Hospice House...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Adrienne Olson - ND
“What sad news. Dorinda and I worked together for years within the City of West Fargo. She was the sweetest, kindest person in the world. She will be...Read More »
20 of 27 | Posted by: Nina Sneider - Jamestown, ND
I am so sorry to hear about your loss.
21 of 27 | Posted by: Mark Cagle - Nashville, TN
“Dorinda will always be remembered for the kind, loving person she was toward others. She believed in me when nobody else did and I will always be...Read More »
22 of 27 | Posted by: Linda Onstad (Hexum) - MN
“Dorinda, you were a great leader and inspiration to many of us in the economic development field. May you find peace now.
23 of 27 | Posted by: Becky Meidinger - Coworker
“"We will ride bikes again some day Rin"
Elaine and Roger Gordon
24 of 27 | Posted by: Elaine Gordon - Cousin
“Dorinda, you have been such a great friend through the years, I'll miss our friendship, your cooking, the get togethers at your house and elsewhere,...Read More »
25 of 27 | Posted by: Kristi Rotvold - Friend
“Dorinda you are finally at peace with no more pain and suffering.You will always have a special place in my heart as we both were dealt the card of...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Tara Stoffers (Fisher) - IA
“Dorinda touched many lives. There are so many fun memories she has left us all with. No one can ever replace her. Deb
27 of 27 | Posted by: Deb Nelson - West Farg, ND
Dorinda Lee Anderson
West Fargo, ND
Dorinda Lee Anderson, 54, West Fargo, ND, passed away Saturday, September 24, 2011 at Lakeland Hospice in Fergus Falls, MN.
Dorinda was born on November 2, 1956 in Bismarck, ND to Martin and Eugenia (Skalsky) Keller. Dorinda graduated in 1975 from Hazelton High School. She received her first kidney transplant at the age of 22, from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dorinda married Kevin Schiermeister in 1979. She graduated from North Dakota State University in 1992. Dorinda married Larry Anderson on August 13, 1999.
She was a vital part of the West Fargo community and served as the Business Development Director for the City of West Fargo. Prior to that, she worked for Lake Agassiz Regional Council, Sprint and Nor-son. She had many awards and achievements over the years including: 2007 - 2008 President of West Fargo Exchange Club, 2010 Governor's Choice Award for Economic Development and Outstanding Professional Developer, Outstanding Professional Developer 2010. She also served on the Board of Directors of the West Fargo Area Chamber of Commerce 2010.
She loved many things: spending time with her family, taking care of her three boys, playing with her two granddaughters, cooking, dancing, reading and gardening. Dorinda was a social person with a vast network of friends and acquaintances. She had a beautiful smile and positive attitude that affected many lives.
Dorinda is survived by her husband, Larry Anderson, West Fargo, ND; son, James Schiermeister, Granville, ND; son, Justin (Callie) Schiermeister, West Fargo, ND; son, Andy (Chelsa) Anderson, Fergus Falls, MN; two granddaughters, Alaina and Khloe; mother-in-law, Eunice Anderson, West Fargo, ND; sisters, Lorraine (Curt) Fisher; Bev (Tom) Odden; Wanda (Lloyd) Markey; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Eugenia Keller; father-in-law, Eldon Anderson.
Visitation will be Tuesday, September 27, 2011 from 5 to 7 pm, with a prayer service at 7 pm in West Funeral Home, West Fargo, ND. A memorial service will be Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 2 pm in Faith Lutheran Church, West Fargo, ND.
Condolences may be sent online - westfuneralhome.com