Obituary: Dorothy Louise (Bunge) Haensel

Posted at 1:07 PM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 15:28:17-04

Dorothy Louise (Bunge) Haensel, 81, of Great Falls, passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020, from dementia/alzheimer’s disease and is with her Lord and Savior in eternity.

Dorothy was born on June 26, 1938, in Lowden, IA to Dorothea and Otto Bunge. She was raised on the family farm in Lowden and attended Trinity Lutheran School. She graduated from Lowden High School and went on to attend Concordia Teachers College in River Forest, IL. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. She taught at Trinity Lutheran School in Utica, MI, Good Shepherd Lutheran School in Minot, ND, and North Plains Public School at Minot AFB, ND. She retired from teaching in 2000, after 33 years.

Dorothy was an active member at St. Mark’s, St. Paul’s, Trinity, and Faith Lutheran churches. She enjoyed playing piano, giving lessons, and sharing her talent with others as an organist at church and various nursing homes. She also loved time with family, sewing, cooking, traveling, and gardening. She was also an active member of the Electric City Lions Club.

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