May 10, 1922 ~ September 18, 2019
Dorothy Mae (Adams) Grager passed away peacefully at Essentia Health, Fargo, ND on September 18, 2019 at the age of 97.
Dorothy was born May 10, 1922 in Judson Township, ND the daughter of Amos and Anna (Olson) Adams. Dorothy graduated from Fargo Central High School with honors. Then going on to Dakota Business College becoming head accountant at Sears. Later Dorothy attended Jamestown College where she became part of the Cadet Corp helping to care for soldiers after the war. Her mother had a paralyzing stoke and she needed to help care for her at home.
Dorothy met her husband, Willard, on one of his many trips to Fargo for medical care. They were married on April 26, 1957 in Roshalt, SD.
Dorothy and her husband lived their years together in Kindred, ND and Dorothy remained in Kindred after his death. Seeing a need for early education for young children, Dorothy was instrumental in starting the kindergarten program in Kindred.
Dorothy enjoyed playing piano and organ. She and her husband loved working with and showing Morgan horses receiving many trophies from Horse Shows. She also loved flower gardening.
Dorothy is survived by three sisters-in-law, many nieces, nephews and friends.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, parents and many family members and friends.
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