Dorothy A. Dybdahl
BENKELMAN -- Dorothy A. Dybdahl, 84, of Benkelman, formerly of Curtis, died Monday (Nov. 5, 2001) at Benkelman.
She was born Oct. 20, 1917, at Smithfield to Clarence and Rosie (Stark) Littell. She lived on the family farm until her early teens when she moved to Maywood and worked for many people in the surrounding communities.
On March 24, 1936, she married Earl Dybdahl at Stockville. After their marriage they farmed east of Curtis and southwest of Maywood for many years. They moved to Curtis in 1962 where they owned and operated a clothing store. She also worked in a clothing store in Curtis owned by Irene Vandamant until it closed. Her husband preceded her in death in April 1979.
She was a past member of the Willing Worker's Club, and the Christian Church, both of Maywood.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one sister, Myrtle; and four brothers, Lester, Ralph, Frank and Barney.
Survivors include four daughters, Shirley Russell and husband, George of Maywood, Evelyn Rosso and husband, Dwight of North Platte, Sharon Scoggins and husband, Bob of Larkspur, Colo., and Betty Hansen and husband, Larry of Benkelman; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services will be Thursday, 11 a.m., at the Berean Church in Curtis with the Revs. Rod Forrester and Dale Heimer officiating. Interment will be at the Maywood Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Blase-Wetzel Funeral Home of Curtis.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Blase-Wetzel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.