May 18, 1929 - December 19, 2014
Doris Mae (O'Keefe) Dallmann, age 85, of Cokato, died Friday, December 19, 2014, at the Augustana Lakeside Health Care of Dassel. A Mass of Christin Burial will be held on Tuesday morning, December 23, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. John's Catholic Church in Darwin with Father Brian Mandel officiating. An interment will be held at the Dassel Community Cemetery following the service. A visitation will be on Monday evening from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a rosary followed by parish prayers starting at 4:00 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Dassel. There will be a one hour visitation prior to the service at the church on Tuesday morning. Doris Mae (O'Keefe) Dallmann, the daughter of Maurice & Evelyn (Colon) O'Keefe, was born on May 18, 1929. She grew up on the family farm in Collinwood Township. She attended country school before attending Dassel High School where she graduated in 1947. Doris was baptized and later confirmed at St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson. She was a dedicated member of the St. John's Catholic Church and had served on the church board for several years, she was a member of the Catholic Christian Women of St. John's, helping at the church and the education center in any capacity. On May 26, 1956, Doris was united in marriage to George Dallmann at the St. Anastasia Catholic Church in Hutchinson. To this union two daughters were born, Patricia and Lisa. Together they made their home in Stockholm Township where they farmed for numerous years. She had been employed at 3-M in Hutchinson for several years, stayed at home taking care of her family, worked for Top Farm Seed sorting corn, volunteered for Lutheran Brotherhood, did demonstrations for grocery stores around the Central Minnesota area, and was the Volunteer Coordinator for the Cokato Manor. Doris loved to keep busy; she was a social person who loved to spend time with family and friends over a cup of coffee or chatting with her dear friends at her sewing club. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, gardening, baking, cooking and loved to entertain for holidays and special events. She always had a smile and would help anyone in need. She was a member of Tops where she had served as the Treasurer. Doris was a born caretaker, from taking care of her family to feeding the birds; she gave of her heart to everyone who had the privilege to know her. She is survived by her daughters, Patricia Dallmann of Mankato, Lisa Anderson of Glenburn, North Dakota; one granddaughter, Crystal Anderson of Glenburn, North Dakota; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her husband, George, her parents, siblings, Thomas O'Keefe, Sidney O'Keefe, and Marcella Staloch, and her nephews, Shawn O'Keefe, and Dennis O'Keefe.
Doris Mae (O'Keefe) Dallmann, age 85, of Cokato, died Friday, December 19, 2014, at the Augustana Lakeside Health Care of Dassel. A Mass of Christin Burial will be held on Tuesday morning, December 23, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at the St. John's Catholic... View Obituary & Service Information
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