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Dora Caroline Lundsten, 92

Dora Caroline Lundsten passed away on April 11, 2013 at the LakeWood Care Center in Baudette, MN at the age of 92.

Dora was born on March 12, 1921 in Spooner, MN, the daughter of Calma (Hanson) and Frans Swanson.  She grew up in Baudette and graduated from Baudette High School in 1938.  Dora was united in marriage to Loren Lundsten on February 27, 1951.  She was active in Bethany Lutheran Church as a Sunday School and Confirmation teacher, and in the Ladies Aide through the years.  In October of 1999 Dora became a resident of the LakeWood Care Center.

Survivors include: John (Ilse) Lundsten, Dorine Bortmas; brother-in-law, Clifford Brottlund; sister-in-law, Alvina Lundsten; nephews, Bruce, Lawrence, Debra (Dave) Pierson, Ronald (Donna) Lundsten, Chadwick, Shane, Julianda Lundsten, Heather (Chad) Hjelm, Jay Gaynor; grand-nieces, Jenna Gaynor and Molly and Maggie Hjelm; grand-nephews, Shannon and Shadrick Baker; and many cousins.

Dora was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Loren; sisters, Alice Swanson and Frances Brottlund; brothers-in-law, Melvern and Chester Lundsten and William Bortmas; sister-in-law, Myrtle Lundsten; nieces, Christine Gaynor, Judy Baker and nephew, Steve Baker.

Memorial service will be held Saturday, April 20th at 2 PM at Bethany Lutheran Church in Williams, MN.  Interment at the Pine Hill Cemetery.

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