Dorothy Caroline Ehm, 95, passed away March 19, 2014 at Bethany Life Communities in Story City. Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 25, at Bethany Manor Chapel in Story City. Burial was March 25 at Slater City Cemetery.
Dorothy Ehm was born June 25, 1918 to John R. and Anna B. (Torsdahl) Sydnes in rural Huxley, Iowa. Dorothy married Henry Ehm on January 20, 1946 at Palestine Lutheran Church in Huxley and they were married 59 years. She graduated from Iowa State University with a degree in Home Economics. Dorothy finished her teaching career at Woodward-Granger and Anita High School. Her hobbies included reading, cooking and sewing.
Dorothy is survived by three sons, John (Audrey) Fairchild-Ehm, of Roseville, Minnesota, Don (Sherry) Ehm, of Ankeny and Rollie (Natalie) Ehm of Clinton; six grandchildren, Erik (Ginger), Jason, Erin (Erik), Katherine (Justin), Nikolaus and Caroline (Dean); seven great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Thelma Monson, of Bloomington, Minnesota, Virginia Lee, of Ames and Lavonne Clark, of Ames.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Henry; two sisters; and one brother.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be designated to Bethany Life Communities in Story City or Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Slater.
Condolences and photos may be shared at www.soderstrumadams.com. Soderstrum Funeral Home in Slater assisted the family with arrangements.