The Free Press, Mankato, MN

April 17, 2013

Dortha A. King


— Dortha A. King



  Dortha A. King, 95, of Champaign, IL and formerly of Mankato, went home with her Savior on Thursday, April 11, 2013, at her home in Champaign, surrounded and held by family.  

  Funeral Service will be 11 a.m., Friday, April 19, 2013 at the Northview - North Mankato Mortuary, 2060 Commerce Drive, North Mankato, with Pastor Dean Wolf officiating.  Visitation will be one hour before service on Friday. Burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Mankato. Memorials may be donated to the Alzheimer's Association, the Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center, or to donors choice.    

  Born in Gruver, Iowa, on June 22, 1917 to John and Ruth Ball.  Dortha and Wilbur "Bill" R. King were married August 28, 1941.

  Dortha is survived by her daughter, Dee Chesser, Champaign IL; son, Craig King, Honolulu, HA; her grandchildren, Jamie (Amy) Chesser and Heidi (Jim) Lilley and great-grandchildren Emma, Colin, Cole, Laura, Charlotte and McClaren, all of Champaign.

  She was preceded in death by her parents and husband in 1991.