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Dolores Martinson

February 14, 1932 — December 5, 2019

Hibbing

Dolores L. Martinson age 87 of Hibbing passed away peacefully Thursday, December 5, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth. Dolores was born February 14, 1932 in Biwabik, MN to Leonard and Geneva (Snyder) Thompson. She attended Eveleth High School followed by the Minnesota School of Business in Minneapolis. In September of 1951 Dolores married her husband Ronald, together they moved to Michigan where he attended the University of Michigan Ann Arbor. Following his graduation they moved to the Nashwauk-Keewatin area for several years. In 1977 Dolores and Ronald settled in Hibbing. Dolores was a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Hibbing, she volunteered for the Peace Circle at OSLC and the Women’s Auxiliary at the Hospital in Hibbing. Dolores enjoyed gardening, knitting, bicycling and hiking. One particularly fond memory Dolores recalled was a trip with her mother down to the Phantom Ranch at the bottom of the Grand Canyon at the age of 16, she continued to enjoy travelling with her mother and later with her husband. Spending time with her grandchildren always brought her immense joy. Dolores is survived by children, Leanne (Tim) Miller of Surprise, AZ, Nancy Westlund of Hibbing, MN, Gary (Denise) Martinson of Hibbing, MN, Robert, Martinson of Bear River, MN, 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and her M.A. Hanna family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Geneva, husband, Ronald, and brothers, Lawrence Thompson, Kenneth Thompson and Marvin Salin. Funeral service will be held 12 noon Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Hibbing. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral at church. Interment will be at the Eveleth Cemetery.

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Visitation

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

11:00 - 11:50 am (Central time)

Our Saviors Lutheran Church (Hibbing)

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Our Saviors Lutheran Church (Hibbing)

MN

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Interment

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Starts at 2:30 pm (Central time)

Eveleth Cemetery

MN

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