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Dorothy Glynn

Fri, Apr 6th, 2001
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Dorothy Glynn, 62, of Staples, Minn., died at her home on March 25, 2001.

Dorothy Elaine Pederson was born October 9, 1938, in Harmony to Oliver and Edith (Goldsworthy) Pederson at home on their farm. She attended country schools and graduated from Harmony High School in 1956. After graduation, she worked at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester and then attended nursing school at Bethesda Lutheran Hospital in Minneapolis, graduating with a degree in Nursing in 1958. She married Patrick Glynn of Grand Meadow in 1959 at Greenfield Church in Harmony and they moved to Staples in 1963, where Pat taught high school and Dorothy was a nurse for 35 years at the Staples Hospital, retiring in 1999. Dorothy was blessed by many wonderful friends and enjoyed collecting antiques, playing bridge with the Bridge Club and spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by three children and their families, Brian, Linda and Brianna Glynn of Bemidji, Minn., Krisanne, Ed, Taylor and Kelsey Ott of Brainerd, Minn., and Darren, Lisa, Patrick and Parker Glynn of Perham, Minn; and a sister, Phyllis Grooters of Harmony.

A memorial service was held at Faith Lutheran Church in Staples with the Revs. Stephen Sveom and Bradley Skogen officiating.

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