In Memory of Dorothy L. Feddersen



Dorothy L. Feddersen
Dorothy L. Feddersen
Born: December 5, 1928
Died: January 1, 2020
Age: 91
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Dorothy L. Feddersen
December 5, 1928 - January 1, 2020
From: Battle Creek, IA

Dorothy L. Feddersen, age 91, of Battle Creek, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2020, at the Willow Dale Wellness Village of Battle Creek, Iowa.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, January 7, 2020, at the St. John’s Lutheran Church of Battle Creek, Iowa. Rev. Randy D. Cormeny will officiate. Committal will follow in the Mount Hope Cemetery of Battle Creek, Iowa. A Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, January 6, 2020, at Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Ida Grove, Iowa.  The Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home of Battle Creek, Iowa is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent online at www.christensenvanhouten.com

Dorothy Lorraine Feddersen, the daughter of Julius and Geneva (Christie) Wittmaack, was born on December 5, 1928, in Ida County, Iowa. On June 22, 1930, she was baptized in the Lutheran church and confirmed on March 29, 1942, at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove, Iowa. Dorothy attended school in Ida Grove and graduated with the class of 1947.

On June 22, 1947, Dorothy was united in marriage to Kenneth Gilbert Feddersen at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Ida Grove. To this union three children were born; two sons, Dennis and Merlin and one daughter, Julie. 

For many years Dorothy and Kenneth enjoyed going to dances, trips to Branson, MO and spending time at family activities and sporting events. Whenever you came by to visit, Dorothy always had something freshly baked to enjoy. 

Those left to cherish her memory include her children Dennis (Joan) Feddersen of Fort Dodge, IA and Julie (Dean) Rath of Ida Grove, IA; daughter-in-law Joann Feddersen of Battle Creek, IA; grandchildren Aaron (Sarah) Feddersen and children Peter, Calvin and Miriam of Williamsburg, IA, Grant (Kimberly) Feddersen of Rochester, MN, Jared (Karine) Feddersen and children Marie, Tess and Archie of Fort Dodge, IA and Kevin (Kristine) Feddersen and daughters Ashton and Paige of Battle Creek, IA; sisters-in-law Pauline Feddersen of Anthon, IA and Lorraine Johnson of Ida Grove, IA; as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Feddersen; son Merlin; parents Julius and Geneva Wittmaack; brother Harold (Luann) Wittmaack; brothers-in-law Raymond Feddersen, William Feddersen, Lester (Maxine) Feddersen, Herman Feddersen, Ross Feddersen, Robert (Pauline) Feddersen, Eugene Feddersen and Raymond Johnson; sisters-in-law Hazel (Buford) Ashby, Viola (Ray) Coon, Helene (Jack Savage) (John) McDermott, Phyllis (Kenneth) Luce and Joan (Frank) Smith.

 

SERVICES

10:30 a.m., Tuesday,
January 7, 2020
St. John's Lutheran Church
Battle Creek, Iowa

OFFICIATING

Rev. Randy D. Cormeny

CASKET BEARERS

Jim Wittmaack
Craig Wittmaack
Kevin Christie
Harlan Feddersen
Marc Johnson
Mark Smith

Honorary Pallbearers
Aaron & Sarah Feddersen
Grant & Kimberly Feddersen
Kevin & Kristine Feddersen
Jared & Karine Feddersen

VISITATION

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday,
January 6, 2020
Christensen-Van Houten Funeral Home
Ida Grove, Iowa

MUSIC

"What A Friend We Have In Jesus"
"How Great Thou Art"
"I'm But A Stranger Here"

Geraldine Dankert, Organist

INTERMENT

Mount Hope Cemetery
Battle Creek, Iowa


Condolences


Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 12:09 PM
“Sorry to hear about Dorothy. Always enjoyed chatting with her when we crossed paths. She and Kenny enjoyed going to dances. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.”
- Jerry Boger
Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 12:09 PM
“Julie and Family - you are in our thoughts and prayers. Treasure your memories and know heaven is shining brighter. Larry and Pat Rector”
- Larry and Pat Rector
Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 12:09 PM
“thoughts and prayers to you Julie and family. Your Mom was so friendly enjoyed our visits years ago. God bless”
- Colleen Hare
Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 12:08 PM
“I lived next door to Ken and Dorothy in Battle Creek. They were the nicest neighbors. Every time we had coffee together Dorothy ALWAYS had some yummy baked goods on the table. You have my condolences.”
- Leona
Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 12:08 PM
“I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. I always enjoyed visiting with Dorothy when I would see her. I am thinking about the family and will be keeping all of you in my prayers.”
- Sheila Petersen
Friday, January 3, 2020 at 1:48 PM
“Sorry to hear about Dorothy... I always enjoyed cutting her hair and our visits... especially about my Dad doing trucking for her Dad... John Wittmaack.... We certainly went back in years... Condolences to all the family. ”
- Mareta K Vermeys
Friday, January 3, 2020 at 1:48 PM
“Our deepest sympathies to Julie and family!
Prayers for your family!🙏🏻”
- Chris Kallas
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