Dorothy F. Nordback, 91, of Fargo, ND, passed away on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at Rosewood on Broadway in Fargo.
Dorothy was born March 22, 1926 to Fred and Bertha (Fankhanel) Johnson in Barnesville, MN. She attended country school and graduated from Barnesville High School in 1944.
Dorothy married John F. Nordback in 1946 and they made their home in Fargo. She was a fixture at the Bowler for 37 years. She loved her job and enjoyed being around people. Following retirement Dorothy volunteered at the Charism Center in south Fargo where she helped with the Daily Bread program.
Dorothy enjoyed toe-tapping music, dancing, craft shows, and reading. She also loved to play Blackjack and Bingo and was a frequent winner. Her kind heart and generous smile will be missed by all that knew her.
Dorothy is survived by her sons, John Nordback, Jr., Birchwood, WI and Mike (Carmen) Nordback, Fargo, ND; grandsons, Eric (Lindsey) Nordback, Orlando, FL and Ryan (Kate) Nordback, Englewood, CO; sisters, Inez Horgen, Crystal, MN and Clarice (Rodney) Schmidt, Sabin, MN; nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; twin sister, Doris Labish and brother, Johnny Johnson.
Dorothy’s family wishes to thank the staff at Rosewood on Broadway for the special care she received during her years there.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Rosewood on Broadway or Hospice of the Red River Valley.