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Dorothy B. Nill

Dorothy B. Nill

The memorial service for Dorothy Nill, Wishek, ND formerly of Kulm, ND will be held Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Dahlstrom Funeral Home in Wishek, ND at 1:30 PM.

Dorothy Beatrice (Gackle) Nill was the daughter of Gottlieb and Elsie (Uttecht) Gackle. She was born July 18, 1934 in LaMoure County and she attended rural schools in the Kulm area. Dorothy married Roy Nill June 6th, 1954 at the Kulm Congregational Church parsonage. They farmed southeast of Kulm on his parents' farm from 1954 to 1969. They moved to a farm east of Kulm in 1969. They continued farming until their retirement. They moved into Kulm in 1977. Dorothy enjoyed gardening, embroidering, baking breads, kuchen and hardtack. She also helped with farm chores, milking cows, raising chickens, ducks and 5 kids 5 years apart. Dorothy belonged to Homemakers and the Kulm Congregational Church.

Dorothy died October 30, 2017 at the Wishek Living Center, Wishek, ND. She was 83 years old.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Val (Louie) Anderson, Cogswell, ND; Mark (Randa) Nill, Kulm, ND; Kim (Jan) Nill, Mankato, MN; Tim (Kathy) Nill, Jamestown, ND; Tam (Don) Laeger, Fredonia, ND; grandchildren Shawnna (Ryan) Bosse, Jesse (Amanda) Anderson, Daniel (Katie) Nill, Caleb (Jacey) Nill, Ava (Dylan) Brokaw, Abby (Nick) Nelson, Ally (fianc Nathan Knudtson) Nill, Natalie Nill, Stefanie Nill, Christian Nill, August (Ann) Laeger, Austin (Carmen) Laeger, great grandchildren Mason and Bradey Bosse, Hayley and Maxwell Anderson, Ashley Nill, Amos Brokaw, Art and Crew Nill, Max and Mesa Laeger, Rusty, Beau and Jaycee Laeger; sisters-in-law, Marion Gackle, Ruby Gackle, Betty Gackle, Ione Schaeffer and Dorothy Nill. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Roy Nill (March 6th, 2015), her parents, brothers LeRoy Gackle, Russell Gackle, Larry Gackle and Dean Gackle, grandson Adam Nill and great granddaughter Etta Brokaw. Memorials may be given to donor's choice. Share memories and sign on line guest book at Dahlstrom Funeral Home, Wishek entrusted with arrangements.