Dorothy M. Strassburg


Dorothy M. Strassburg, 85 year old resident of Burtrum, MN, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2020, at St. Otto’s Care Center in Little Falls, MN. A Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at Faith Community Church in Burtrum, MN, with Pastor Terry Wardlaw officiating. Burial will be at Moses Dane Cemetery in Burtrum. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 PM on Tuesday and from 10 to 11 AM on Wednesday at Faith Community Church in Burtrum.
Dorothy Strassburg was born September 3, 1934 in Burnhamville Township to Glenn and Evelyn (Hardy) Wildman. She attended Burtrum/Grey Eagle School where she graduated in 1952. She was united in marriage to Lloyd Strassburg on December 29, 1952 in Todd County and they had five children. She worked at Larson Boat Works in Little Falls, MN for several years. Dorothy lead an active life. She helped with the annual Burtrum Bean Bake. She was active in the Todd County 4-H program for 50 years and was the Burtrum City Clerk for 36 years. Lloyd and Dorothy received the Helen Keller Sight Award from the Grey Eagle/Burtrum Lions Club. Dorothy enjoyed many activities such as, camping, fishing, hunting, embroidering, quilting, playing cards and spending time with family and grandkids.
Dorothy is survived by her husband, Lloyd of 67 years; children, Raymond (Margie) Strassburg of Staples, MN, Debbie Strassburg (daughter-in-law) of Burtrum, MN, Deb (Barney) VanHavermaet of Burtrum, MN, Randy (Bonita) Strassburg of Bowlus, MN and Ron Strassburg of Burtrum, MN; 14 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, Glenn and Evelyn; brother, Jim; son, Richard and two grandchildren, Alex and Kimberly.
Pallbearers will be Lawrence Mettler, Nicholas Mettler, Victoria Bulcher, Jamie Kluemtke, Dylan Hollermann, and Mason Hollermann (past 4-H members).