Dorothy Haverkamp age 91 of Chisholm died Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Heritage Manor in Chisholm. Dorothy was born October 13, 1928 to Oscar and Sophie (Anderson) Olson in Pelican Rapids, MN. Dorothy went to school in Cormorant and Pelican Rapids and later graduated from Detroit Lakes High School, she also took business courses at colleges in Detroit Lakes and Billings, MT. On April 3, 1948 Dorothy married Arthur “Red” Haverkamp. Dorothy lived in Hibbing from 1948 to 1957 and in Detroit lakes from 1957 to 1968. While living in Detroit Lakes Dorothy worked for the City Engineering Office, Wilcox Lumber Co. and worked in the church office in Detroit Lakes. In 1968 Dorothy moved back to Hibbing where she worked at Knapp engineering, Schirmer’s Plumbing and Heating and the Hibbing Assembly of God Church until 1989. From 1957 to 1997 Dorothy was also involved in teaching Sunday School. Dorothy Mae was a member of Abundant Life Church in Hibbing, she enjoyed gardening, crafts, being a homemaker for the family and attending her grandson’s football, basketball and baseball games throughout his high school career. Dorothy is survived by her children, Phillip Haverkamp and Fayette (Gerald) Gibson, grandchildren, Crystal Dombrovske, Travis (Nikki Rose) Gibson and Donovan Gibson, great-grandchildren, Fanci Williams, Sir Williams, Ceelie Rose Gibson, Channer Gibson and many dear nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Sophie, husband, Arthur “Red”, sister, Ellen, brother, Ordean and niece, Valerie Sanders. Funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, June 11, 2020 at Abundant Life Church in Hibbing. Visitation will be held from 12 noon until the beginning of the service at 1:00 pm. Interment will be held at Maple Hill Cemetery in Hibbing.
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