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Dorothy Cummings

d. June 30, 2018

Dorothy Marie (Goergen) Cummings, age 87, of Austin, died Saturday, June 30, 2018 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Home in Austin. Dorothy was born December 23, 1930 in Stacyville, Iowa to Isadore and Mary (Schwartz) Goergen. She grew up on the family farm on the Minnesota/Iowa border. She graduated from Rose Creek High School. On June 21, 1949 she was united in marriage to Thomas Cummings at St. John the Baptist Church in Johnsburg, Minnesota. They moved to Austin in 1949. Dorothy was a life long member of St. Augustine Church. She was a member of CCW and the Senior Center of Austin. She was a volunteer at Sacred Heart Nursing Home and Philomathian Religious Book and Gifts. Dorothy was a dedicated homemaker for most of her life. She worked at Wallace’s and the Rose Creek and Sterling State Banks. She enjoyed baking and bowling. She was an excellent seamstress and loved to crochet and quilt. Most of all she enjoyed time with her family and many friends. Survivors include her children: daughters, Marsha (Jennifer Hess) Cummings, Judy (Mike) Quinn, Mary (Jerry) Miller, Kathy (Chuck) Warren, Tricia (Tom) Wiechmann; sons, Tom (Jane) Cummings, Bob (Lisa) Cummings; 15 grandchildren , Kelly (Joe) , Laura (Jack), John (Sarah), Eric (Haley), Molly, Melissa (Joe), Katie, Colin (Kellie), Dalton, Evan, Gretchen, Megan, Alison, Brad (Daneka), Dan (Acacia) and 14 great-grandchildren with one more due in November; sister, Gladys (Jim) Hemann; sister-in-law’s, Mary Ann Goergen, Louise Goergen and Peg Johnson; many nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, parents, father-in-law, mother-in-law, brothers Jerome, Kenneth and Marvin (in infancy). A funeral mass will be celebrated 10:00 AM on Friday, July 6, 2018 at St. Edwards Catholic Church with Father James Steffes officiating. There will be a wake service where friends may call on Thursday, July 5 from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM at Mayer Funeral Home, with a CCW rosary starting at 4:00 PM. Friends may also pay their condolences one hour before the church service on Friday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery immediately following the funeral service. Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com

Service Information


Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery
4th Drive SW
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Thursday, July 5 2018
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mayer Funeral Home
600 2nd Street NW
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Friday, July 6 2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

St. Edward's Catholic Church
2000 West Oakland Avenue
Austin MN 55912


Funeral Service

Friday, July 6 2018
10:00 AM

Saint Edwards Catholic Church
2000 Oakland Ave West
Austin MN 55912

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