Dorothy Halvorson

Dorothy Marie (Munter) Halvorson was born on June 30, 1927 in Hillsboro, ND to Carl and Mabel Munter. Dorothy married Kenny Halvorson on October 25, 1946 in Hillsboro. They farmed in Hillsboro many years. Dorothy had been living with Alzheimer’s for many years. She spent the last few years at the Lutheran Memorial Home in Mayville where she was loved and well cared for.

Dorothy enjoyed ceramics, music, and travelling. She was a 4H Leader, and member of her Church Circle, a seamstress, and a Sunday School Teacher. She was a caring and loving mother. She made a difference.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth,  parents, Carl and Mabel (Doeden) Munter; her sister, Arlene (Munter) Buringrud; her brother, Deo Munter; and her son-in-law, Roy Strassberg.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Marvyl Strassberg of Chandler, AZ, Mary E. Elliott of Hillsboro, ND, Dennis Halvorson of Chino Valley, AZ, and Nancy (Wayne) Dickhoff of Hillsboro, ND; her sister, Mavis (Munter) Malone; her brother, Kenny Munter; her grandchildren, Angie (Brent) Casavant, Mindy (Jarod) Bloom, Stephanie (Dan) Wall, Steven (Becky) Elliott, Stephanie (Adam) Smith, Carrie (Justin) Breidenbach, Nicholas Halvorson, Barry (Stacy) Dickhoff, Chad (Kayleen) Allen, Travis (Melissa) Allen; 15 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center Fargo. To sign the online guestbook, go to