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Dorothy Ruth (Strom) Jacobson of Fridley (formerly of Mora) age 90 passed away peacefully with family around her on Feb. 22, 2019. Dorothy was a retired pediatric nurse from Unity Hospital. She was a life member and chaplain for the Fridley VFW and Fridley American Legion Auxiliaries and the historian for the WWII 96th Infantry Division.
Dorothy was preceded in death by parents, Walter Strom and Genevieve Campbell; loving husband of 46 years, Gerald; grandson, Justin Johnson; brother, Robert Strom; nephew, Leroy Salmonson; niece, Ann Wessel.
She is survived by daughters, Beverly (Kevin) Herkenratt, Susan (Michael) Schornak, Janet (Paul) Kleeberg; grandchildren: Jeremiah (Kelsey) Johnson, Joseph (Rachel) Johnson, Joseph Herkenratt, Jacob (Morgan) Schornak, Peter (Taylor) Szornak, Rachel Schornak; step-granddaughter, Katie (Kyle) Schlesser; 6 great-grandchildren; brothers, Roger (Joyce) Strom, Willard (Barbara) Strom, Clifford (Cheryl) Strom; sister, Myrtle Strom; sister-in-law, Patricia Strom; former son-in-law, Dan Johnson; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends.
The family would like to thank Landmark of Fridley, Allina Hospice, and Kim C. for the wonderful care she received during hospice.
Visitation Wed. March 6 4-7PM at Miller Funeral Home, 6210 Hwy 65 Fridley. Funeral Service Thurs. March 7th at 11AM at St. Philips Lutheran Church, 6180 Hwy. 65, Fridley, with visitation 10AM.
Memorials preferred to the 96th Infantry Division Association Heritage Fund, Fridley Veterans of Foreign Wars and Fridley American Legion.