Dorothy E. Andersen

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Dorothy E. Andersen, 85 of Fargo, N.D., passed away Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007, at SCCI Hospital, at Fargo.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 2, 2007 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Fargo.

Visitation will be Thursday, March 1, 2007 from 5-7 p.m., at Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, Fargo.

Interment will occur at Fairview Cemetery of Meadow Township, rural Langdon at a later date.

Dorothy E. Mundy was born April 13, 1921, in Detroit Lakes, Minn., to Myrtle and Jack Mundy. They moved to Fargo while she was young. She attended Fargo schools and worked various jobs.

She married Edwin Stensrud in 1940. They lived in East Los Angeles, Calif. She worked at defense plants and cafes during WWII.

She married Virgil R. Andersen in a double wedding with her sister, Mildred, and husband, William Scanlon, on Aug. 18, 1946, in Las Vegas. They returned back to Fargo in 1948.

Dorothy worked as a fry cook at Ralph's and Polly's Lunch and various bar and café jobs. She worked at the Teamsters Bar and Lounge, retiring in 1982.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister; brother-in-law; and sister-in-law.

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Virgil, Fargo; four sons: Edward Stensrud, Los Angeles, Calif., James R. Andersen, West Fargo, N.D., Robert B. Andersen and wife, Jean, Fargo, and Randall L. Andersen and wife, Marcy, Fargo; 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Hospice of the Red River Valley.

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