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Amelia 'Millie' Dorma, 95

Amelia “Millie” Ida Dorma, age 95, of Annandale, formerly of Rockford, died Saturday, March 24, 2012, at North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.

She was born Sept. 14, 1916, in Howard Lake, to Martin and Emilie (Bundt) Stueven. Amelia was baptized, confirmed and attended St. James Parochial School in Howard Lake.

Amelia was united in marriage to Arthur Dorma Aug. 14, 1940, at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake. They lived on several farms near Howard Lake, before moving to the Dorma homestead in Annandale in 1950.

In 1966, they moved to Rockford; and in 2008, Millie moved to Centennial Villa in Annandale.

In addition to being a homemaker, she worked as a waitress at the Howard Lake Café, and as a sales clerk at the Rockford Bakery.

Millie enjoyed gardening, baking, needlepoint, reading, fishing, singing, and dancing.

She is survived by her five daughters and their spouses, Lael and Charles Anderson of Ramsey, Suzanne and Raymond Schmidt of Buffalo, Cheryl and Dean Bruns, Marcia and Steve Connelly, all of Annandale, and Judy and Franke Hardie of Rockford; 14 grandchildren, Troy, Dawn, Brent, Travis, Braden, Brandi, Stephanie, Kristen, Kelly, James, Kellie, Craig, Christopher and Karina; and seven great-grandchildren, Noah, Esther, Tanner, Ethan, Serena, Lachia and Loren.

Millie is further survived by her sisters-in-law, Leona Stueven, Edna Stueven, and Josephine Dorma; and brothers-in-law Hubert Dorma, Edward and Mayme Dorma, and Semert Dorma.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur; parents Emilie and Martin Stueven; five brothers, Herbert, Carl, Albert, Adolf, and Awalt Stueven; and seven sisters, Della Ruge, Frieda Birkholz, Emma Engel, Theresa Rogness, Elvera Wolff, Rosella Wolff, and Helen McRoberts.

The funeral took place Saturday, March 31 at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Annandale, with the Rev. Thomas Queck officiating. Interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery in Annandale.

Visitation was Friday, March 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Annandale, with a prayer service at 7 p.m.; and continued one hour prior to the funeral service Saturday at the church.

Arrangements were entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care, Annandale. Obituary, guestbook, video tribute and funeral Webcast can be found online at dingmannfuneral.com.