Dorothy M. HovenDorothy M. Hoven, 98, Superior, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2012.
Dorothy M. Hoven, 98, Superior, died Monday, Jan. 23, 2012 at Villa-Marina Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born April 12, 1913, Karlocke, Mich. to Harvey and Ovidia (Vinje) Sandberg.
Dorothy was employed as a teacher in the School District of Superior for many years, retiring in 1975.
She was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church, Concordia Lutheran Church Women, Delta Kappa Gama, the Retired Teachers Association and she enjoyed volunteering at Essentia Health St. Mary's Hospital, Superior.
Dorothy is survived by one son, Harvey (Rosemary Capocci) Hoven, Superior; one daughter, Mary (Colyn) Carter, Eagle River, Wis.; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; one sister, Marjorie Kern, Superior; a brother, Howard (Ollie) Sandberg, Superior, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband El-mer June 3, 2003; a granddaughter, Mary Elizabeth Hoven; a grandson, Scott Carter, her parents; two sisters, Irene Leksell and Bernice Christensen; and a brother, John Sandberg.
Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. funeral service Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, in the Lenroot-Maetzold Funeral Home.
Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
Send a condolence or sign the online guest book at www.lenroot-maetzold.com.