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Obituaries

Obituaries

Dorothy L. Feist 1930 - 2007 Lawrence

Mass of Christian burial for Dorothy L. Feist, 77, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Lawrence.Mrs. Feist died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2007, at her home.She was born Aug. 25, 1930, in Strasburg, N.D., the daughter of Mathias and Anne Selle Lipp. She lived in Strasburg until 1955, then moved with her husband to Sioux Falls, S.D., before coming to live in Lawrence in 1960. Mrs. Feist had farmed with her husband in South Dakota. She was a longtime employee of the Kansas University Student Union catering department. She enjoyed helping others and was active in many church and community volunteer activities. She was known for her trays of cookies, fruit baskets and other dishes that she donated to LINK and church functions. She also loved to garden.She was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center.She married Leo Feist on Nov. 3, 1949, at St. Peter and Paul Church in Strasburg, N.D. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Arthur Feist and wife Debbie, Lawrence; two daughters, Mary Joan Feist, Austin, Texas, and Jan Hurst and husband Jay, Lawrence; three sisters, Delores Soule, Renton, Wash., Rachel Wald, Woodworth, N.D., and Carol Kramer, Strasburg, N.D.; five grandchildren, Annette, Erin, Jennifer, Jeremiah and Neil; and four great-grandchildren, Geoffrey, Angela, Paige and Brayden. She was preceded in death by three brothers and a grandson, Kevin Rothwell.Friends may call from noon until 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.The family suggests memorials to St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center or the ALS Association Keith Worthington Chapter, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a> Subject: Feist.