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Dorothy Colosky

January 23, 1931 — November 13, 2021

Dorothy Ann Colosky was born January 23, 1931 in Pelican Rapids, Minnesota the daughter of Eddie and Minnie (Nettestad) Hagerup. She went to her heavenly home on November 13, 2021.

Dorothy was baptized and confirmed at Pelican Valley Lutheran Church. She graduated from Pelican Rapids High School and began working as a nurse’s aide at the Pelican Valley Health Center where she met Donald Colosky.

On October 6, 1956, Dorothy was united in marriage to Donald Colosky at Trinity Lutheran Church in Pelican Rapids. Upon marriage she became a member of St. Paul’s Loon Lake Lutheran Church. Dorothy and Donald were blessed with 6 children. They raised their family and worked together on the family dairy farm in rural Pelican Rapids.

Dorothy lived her life for Jesus and her family. She was a kind, loving wife and mother with a quiet strength and was completely dedicated to her family. Her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren meant the world to her. She thoroughly enjoyed her family and made a happy and joyful home for them. She enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking and baking. Her incredible homemade buns were a favorite enjoyed by family and friends.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years Donald Colosky; children: Donna Colosky, Debra (Daniel Sr.) Weschler, David (Pamela) Colosky, Diane Colosky, Darcy Pixley, Danny (Jill) Colosky; grandchildren: Daniel Weschler Jr., Lauren Weschler, Chelsey (Austin) Aasness, Alyssa (Masson) Price, Dillon Colosky, Brianna Colosky, Jenna (Rodolfo) Nava, Dalton Pixley, Dakota (Kelsey) Pixley, Danielle Pixley, Daisha Pixley; great-grandchildren: Lindy Aasness, Maxwell Aasness, Everhett Price, Alexandrea Nava, Izack Nava, Avah Nava, Emilia Nava; siblings: Arlie Ellingson, Vernon (Lorna) Hagerup.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents Eddie and Minnie Hagerup; father/mother–in-law Max and Victoria Colosky; brother-in-law Kermit Ellingson; son-in-law David Pixley; twin grandsons Andrew and Erik Colosky.

Funeral Service will be 11:00AM, Friday, November 19, 2021 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Loon Lake. Visitation will be one hour prior. Arrangements with the Furey Funeral Home of Frazee. www.FureyFH.com

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Service Schedule

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Visitation 1 hour prior

Friday, November 19, 2021

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

St. Paul's Lutheran Church Loon Lake

31385 Co Hwy 4, Vergas, MN 56587

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Friday, November 19, 2021

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St. Paul's Lutheran Church Loon Lake

31385 Co Hwy 4, Vergas, MN 56587

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