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Dolores Florence Broberg

Dolores Florence Broberg, age 87, of Edina, formerly of Dassel, died Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007.

She was born May 10, 1919 in Dassel to Martin and Minnie Anderson Broberg.

Dolores graduated from Dassel High School in 1927, and Calhoun Business College in Minneapolis in 1938.

She retired June 30, 1992 from the Hennepin County Recorder’s office after 28 years of service.

Dolores resided in Edina for over 50 years in the family home designed by her brother, Wally, an architect.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Martin and Minnie Broberg; a sister, Janet Halverson; and a brother, Wallace Broberg.

Dolores is survived by two sisters, Harriet and Lavone Broberg; a niece, Sarah Broberg; three nephews, Daniel Broberg, Samuel (Bridget) Broberg, and Harris (Sharon) Halverson; six grandnephews, Marty, Nick, Tyler, Alex, and Zack Broberg, and Blake Halverson; cousins; and Becky Brodin, who is like a niece to Dolores.

Funeral service was Saturday, March 3 at noon at Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis with the Rev. Laurel V. Lindberg officiating. Music was provided by violinist Hans Peterson and pianist Geri Peterson. Interment was at Lakewood Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Dan Broberg, Sam Broberg, Marty Broberg, Tyler Broberg, Becky Brodin, Janet Dunn, and Neil Brodin.

Honorary pallbearers were Nick Broberg, Alex Broberg, Zack Broberg, and Bridget Broberg.

Arrangements were by Washburn-McReavey Funeral Chapels.

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