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Dorothy E. Berry

Dorothy E. Berry

July 1, 1917 - Sept. 28, 2008

WILLMAR -- Dorothy Elizabeth Berry, 91, of Willmar, formerly of Cosmos, died Sunday at Cosmos Assisted Living Plus.

The service will be at 7 p.m. Monday at Willmar United Methodist Church.

Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home in Hector. Memorials to hospice are preferred.

She was born July 1, 1917, in Chicago to John Fredrick and Caroline Louise (Kurz) Baasel. She grew up in Chicago, where she attended school.

She married Robert Berry on March 5, 1938, in Chicago. They lived in Chicago until 1953 when they moved to Emily where they owned and operated the Ogama Beach Resort. In 1968, they moved to Cosmos. She worked at 3M in Hutchinson. Robert died in 1998, and she moved to Willmar.

She is survived by her sons: Bruce (and Elaine) Berry of Cosmos, and Robert Jr. (and Nancy) Berry of Albertville; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

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