Dorothea “Dolly” Raether, age 74, of Glencoe, Minnesota, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020, at her home in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Drive Thru Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2020, from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel in Glencoe, Minnesota.
Online Guest Book is available at www.mcbridechapel.com
Dorothea “Dolly” Byrd Raether was born on November 10, 1945, in Glencoe, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Elmer and Dora (Hein) Hughes. Dorothea was baptized as an infant in 1945, and later was confirmed in her faith as a youth on March 22, 1959, by Rev. Roy Chesney both at Church of Peace in Glencoe, Minnesota. She received her education in Glencoe, Minnesota, graduating with the Glencoe High School Class of 1963.
On May 8, 1965, Dorothea was united in marriage to Robert Raether at Church of Peace in Glencoe, Minnesota. Dorothea and Robert made their home in Glencoe, Minnesota. She lived in the same house all of her life. Their marriage was blessed with two daughters, Kris and Michaele. Dorothea and Robert shared over 55 years of marriage.
In addition to being a loving wife, mother and homemaker, Dorothea worked at Telex and most recently Starkey for over 25 years. Dorothea enjoyed sewing, planting flowers, jigsaw puzzles, games on the computer and feeding the birds every day. She treasured the time spent with other family and friends.
Dorothea passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at her home in Glencoe, Minnesota, at the age of 74 years, 6 months and 6 days.
Blessed be her memory.
Dorothea is survived by her;
Husband, Robert Raether of Glencoe, MN;
Daughters, Kris Stradtmann and her husband, Mark, of Lester Prairie, MN,
Michaele Nelson and Mark Steen of Glencoe, MN;
Grandchild, Brett Nelson and his wife, Danielle;
Great Grandchildren, Brynn and Corbin Nelson;
Brothers, Harley Hughes and his wife, Sue,
James Hughes and his wife, Shirley;
Sister, Patty Foutz;
Sisters-In-Law, Janice Benton and her husband, George,
Karen Koepp and her husband, Larry;
Nieces, Nephews, Other relatives and many friends.
Dorothea was preceded in death by her Parents, Elmer and Dora Hughes; Father-In-Law and Mother-In-Law, Herbert and Mabel Raether.