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Dorothy Frances  Barfknecht
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Obituary for Dorothy Frances Barfknecht

As per Dorothy’s request, no formal funeral service will be held. A Celebration of her Life will be held from noon until 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Cron-Sheehy Funeral Chapel, Eveleth. Burial will be in Eveleth Cemetery.

Dorothy F. Barfknecht, 93, of Eveleth, died Friday, June 23, 2017 at St. Michael’s Health & Rehabilitation Center in Virginia. She was born on January 4, 1924 in Eveleth to Stephen and Frances (Scheller) Jurjavich. Dorothy was united in marriage to Harry W. Barfknecht on September 21, 1946. She was a homemaker and loved doing jig-saw puzzles, baking, cooking, ceramics and rug hooking. The family would like to thank the staff at St. Michael’s Health & Rehabilitation Center for the care given to their mother.

She is survived by her children; Susan “Susie” (Keith) Brown of Nevada, Judith (Jerry) Niemi of Virginia, William Barfknecht of New Richmond, Wisconsin, Lorrie (Steve) Anderson, Robert (Cathy) Barfknecht, Lee Barfknecht all of Eveleth; grandchildren, Jon (Krissy) Niemi, Jaclyn (Daniel) Jones, Peter (Alejandra) Barfknecht, Sarah (Mike) Sykora, Lisa (Caleb) Kruger, Steve Jr. (Jaimi) Anderson, Robin Anderson; great-grandchildren, Daniel, Brycen, Kaleb, Natalia, Isaac, Alice, Cole; nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry, siblings and parents.


Previous Events

Gathering

Wednesday

28

Jun

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cron-Sheehy Funeral Home

502 Adams Avenue
Eveleth, Minnesota 55734

Celebration of Dorothy's Life

Cemetery Details

Location

Eveleth Cemetery

Park Ave/County Road 142 near Hat Trick Ave.
Eveleth, MN

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