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Dorothy Hollenkamp

February 6, 1932 — December 23, 2023

Freeport

Dorothy Hollenkamp

Dorothy H. Hollenkamp, age 91 of Freeport, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 23, 2023 at the St. Cloud Hospital in St. Cloud, Minnesota. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, December 28 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Freeport with Rev. Edward Vebelun, O.S.B. officiating.  Entombment will be in the parish cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home in Melrose and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday at the church. Parish prayers will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Dorothy Helen Hoppe was born February 6, 1932 in New Munich, Minnesota to Aloysious and Rose (Klasen) Hoppe. On October 6, 1954 she was united in marriage to Leander “Dick” Hollenkamp at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Munich. Together they farmed for many years in the Freeport area. Dorothy enjoyed taking care of the farmwork, but most of all, she enjoyed making rosaries and spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her son, Guy (Lisa) Hollenkamp of Princeton; two grandchildren, Logan (Megan) Hollenkamp and Alana (Justin) Bailey; four great-grandchildren, Calvin Hollenkamp, Rose Hollenkamp, Emmett Bailey, Olive Hollenkamp, and one on the way; brothers, Elmer (Karen) Hoppe and Ronnie (Jan) Hoppe; sister, Ruth (Mark) Dundon; and sister-in-law, Val Hoppe.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 68 years, Leander “Dick” Hollenkamp on July 23, 2023; sons, Cory Hollenkamp and Cary Hollenkamp; brothers, Edwin, Herbert, and Daniel Hoppe; and sisters, Rita Fischbach, Evelyn Fischbach, and Judith Hoppe.

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Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm

Patton-Schad Funeral Home

418 Fifth Ave SE, Melrose, MN 56352

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Visitation

Thursday, December 28, 2023

10:00 - 10:45 am

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

106 3rd Ave NE, Freeport, MN 56331

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, December 28, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

106 3rd Ave NE, Freeport, MN 56331

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