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Dorothy Clara Anderson (Ratelle)

October 16, 1922 - February 12, 2011

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Dorothy Anderson, 88, of Sweet Home passed away on the evening of February 11, 2011 at Century Fields Assisted Living Community. She was born in Manistique, Michigan to Emil and Margret (Reiners) Ratelle.

She moved to International Falls, Minnesota as a child with her identical twin sister, Dawn. Dorothy and Dawn were both Drum Majorettes in high school.

In January 1940, Dorothy met her husband, Harry, a Civilian Conservation Core enrollee. They were married September 5, 1942 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Subsequently, they had two sons; one born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1946, and the other born in 1951 in Glendale, California.

In 1980, Dorothy and Harry moved to Sweet Home, Oregon. Dorothy was a member of Fir Lawn Lutheran Church and Sweet Home Elkettes.

Dorothy is survived by: her husband, Harry Anderson; sons, Harry and Gary Anderson; sister, Dawn Nastuick; and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.