D. Jeanette Dolven Feb. 18, 1913 - March 25, 2009 | West Central Tribune
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D. Jeanette Dolven Feb. 18, 1913 - March 25, 2009

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MORRIS -- Delia Jeanette Dolven, 96, of Morris died Wednesday at West Wind Village in Morris.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Monday at First Lutheran Church in Morris. Burial will be at Scandia East Cemetery in Cyrus.

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Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with a prayer service at 5:30 p.m., at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris and will continue for one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorials are preferred to the Salvation Army, Courage Cottage or First Lutheran Church in Morris.

She was born Feb. 18, 1913, in Framnas Township, Stevens County, to Otto and Delia (Lee) Olson. She graduated from Cyrus High School in 1932. She attended two years of college at the West Central School of Agriculture in Morris. Following her schooling, she worked at Groths Department Store. She also did housework for M. B. Lords.

She married Donald Dolven on July 3, 1939. They farmed in Framnas Township until 1974 when they moved to Morris. Don died in 1992. She lived in Morris until 2002 when she moved to West Wind Village.

She was a member of First Lutheran Church in Morris where she served on various groups and committees.

She is survived by her children: Terry (and Arlyce) Dolven of Montevideo, Diane (and Ed) Gades of Rycroft, Alberta, and Ruth Dolven (and Gary Kolle) of St. Joseph; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one brother: Howard W. Olson of Cyrus.

She was preceded in death by her husband, two brothers and two sisters.

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