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Dorothy Kerber

August 25, 1917 — September 2, 2013

Dorothy Mae Kerber, 96, died September 2, 2013 at the Sigourney Care Center. She was born August 25, 1917 to Nicholas F. and Anna Goeldner Hammes near Clear Creek, Iowa. She attended Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic School. On September 10, 1940 she married Gordon Denver Kerber at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church at Clear Creek. They lived and farmed in the Clear Creek area all their married life. She was employed by Kingsbury Homes in Sigourney, Advance Ross Electronics in Washington, Burlington Ammunition Plant. She was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church at Clear Creek.
She was preceded in death by her husband Gordon on December 29, 1984, her parents, a son Terrance Kerber, daughter Mary Kerber, granddaughter Kristen Denny, three sisters Marie Heisdorffer, Clara Swanson, Viola Heisdorffer, seven brothers Howard, Richard, Harold, Nicholas, Leroy, Leo and Lloyd Hammes.
She is survived by her daughters, Patricia (John Cook) Kerber of Troy, Michigan; Diane (Kelly) Denny of Sigourney; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren.

Funeral Service: 10:00 A.M. Thursday, September 5, 2013 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sigourney.
Visitation: 5:30 - 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at St. Mary Catholic Church with a Prayer Service beginning at 5:00 P.M.
Burial: Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Clear Creek, Iowa

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