Funeral Services for Dorothy Wilhelmine Stange of Wheaton will be held Saturday, September 3rd, at 11:00 AM at the St. John Lutheran Church in Wheaton with Pastor Charles Horkey officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to services at the church. Burial will be at St. John Cemetery in Wheaton. Pallbearers are Darin Lupkes, Kevin Lupkes, Jimmy Lupkes, Lori Asleson, Jennifer Owens, and Tamara Barth. Dorothy Stange passed away Wednesday evening at the Traverse Care Center in Wheaton. She was 89 years old. Dorothy was born on November 27, 1921 in Graceville, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Carl and Helena (Sager) Lohndorf. Dorothys mother died when Dorothy was only four years old so she went to live with her grandparents, Ludwig and Wilhelmine Lohndorf. She grew up in Dumont and attended school through High School in Dumont. She married Arno Stange on September 15, 1940. To this union they were blessed with four children: Gerald, Glen, Luella, and Arlo. They lived and farmed by Dumont until 1965 when they moved to Wheaton, Minnesota, where they ran Arnies and Dots Caf until 1971. Dorothy then began working at the Traverse Care Center where she spent the next 25 years until retiring in 1996. Dorothy was active in her church with teaching Sunday school, singing in the choir and being a member of the Ladies Aid group for many years. Her hobbies were gardening, crocheting and reading. Dorothy Stange is survived by three children: Luella and Jim Lupkes of Wheaton, Arlo and Angela Stange of Dalton, MN and Glen Stange of Phoenix, AZ, one sister: Leona Mitchell of Wheaton, one daughter-in-law: Vicki Stange of Brainerd, Minnesota, one sister-in-law: Arlene Stange of Paynesville, Minnesota, thirteen grandchildren: Darin (Karen) Lupkes, Kevin (Tammy) Lupkes, Jimmy (Melanie) Lupkes, Lori (Tom) Asleson, Jennifer (Travis) Owens, Tamara Barth, Duane (Denise) Stange, Scott (Theresa) Stange, Mark (Shelly) Stange, Rhonda (Rod) Lambrecht, Tari (Guy) Johnson, Lisa (Dean) Lehmann, and Ricky Stange, thirty-eight great grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Dorothy was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, husband Arno, a son Gerald and brother Albert.