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Dorothy L. Kjos

Dorothy Kjos, 95, of Langdon, ND, passed away Friday, October 20, 2017 at Maple Manor Care Center in Langdon.

Dorothy Luverne Rouse was born June 27, 1922 in Munich, ND to Chester and Addie (Howell) Rouse. When she was young, her family moved from Munich to Loma. She attended school and graduated from Loma High School. Dorothy married Lance Kjos on December 28, 1941 in Nekoma, ND. They lived in the Loma area where they farmed and raised their family. Later, Dorothy also worked for Cavalier County Social Services as a home health aide. In 1988, she moved to Langdon and later lived in West Fargo, ND for a short time. She returned to the area and lived at the Good Samaritan Center in Osnabrock before moving to Maple Manor Care Center in 2012.

Dorothy loved gardening and was active in the quilting activities at her churches and at home. She was fortunate enough to be able to travel many places with her siblings. Dorothy loved to spend time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. She was a member of the Ladies Aid at Zion Lutheran Church in Loma and also WELCA at the United Lutheran Church in Langdon.

Surviving Dorothy are her children: Marlys (Ron) Loewen of Aurora, CO, Gayle (Gene) Smith of West Fargo, ND, Jim (Connie) Kjos of Langdon, Debbie (Bob) Ramsey of Andover, MN, and Jay (Janell) Kjos of Fargo, ND; 18 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; siblings: Alice Krohn of Osnabrock, Laura Connelly of Las Vegas, Corine Horton of Denver, and Harris (Evonne) Rouse of Grand Forks; sisters-in-law Joyce Dahl of Loma, ND and Creola Lundquist of Hampden, ND; and brother-in-law Ralph Spenst of Langdon. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Lance, son Marvin, daughter Eileen Metzler, brother Lloyd Rouse, and sisters Vivian Kruk and Lois Spenst.

Services for Dorothy will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at United Lutheran Church in Langdon, ND. Visitation will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. prayer service on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at United Lutheran Church and for one hour prior to service time at the church on Wednesday. Burial will be at Loma Cemetery, Loma, ND.

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 prayer service at the church on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 and for one hour prior to service time at the church on Wednesday. Burial at Loma Cemetery, Loma, ND.


SERVICES
Funeral Service

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
10:00 AM

United Lutheran Church
1216 9th Avenue
Langdon, ND 58249

Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with a 7:00 prayer service at the church on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 and for one hour prior to service time at the church on Wednesday. Burial at Loma Cemetery, Loma, ND.


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Guestbook

Dear Kjos Family I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. Mothers are very special people in our lives and I know you are grieving not having her here with you anymore. May you be comforted that you can look forward to a reunion with her in heaven. I always remember that your family sat in the pew behind our family at the Loma Church. I remember your mom as being very kind and giving and hard working. That is what most people on nd farms do-work hard! May the wonderful memories you have of her and the prayers and sharing of family and friends comfort you during this time of grief.

Helen (Solberg) Spaulding Nov 7 2017 12:00 AM

My sincere sympathy to a family and children I grew up with from Loma North Dakota, With my mother gone I do not come back to that area very ofter. This brings back many memories of the winters and family events in the 19 40's and 50's. Hope all is well with the rest of the family I am sure Dorothy will be missed.

Ruby Solberg (libby) Oct 29 2017 12:00 AM

Sorry to hear about Dorothy. She was a very sweet, kind woman. She was my Sunday School teacher and a good one. Arden had a doctor appointment at the Vet's Center in Fargo on the day of the funeral and my husband was in Sanford Hospital in Bismarck from Sunday until Thursday because of a large kidney stone so neither of us could make it to the funeral. Much sympathy. Enid Berggren Steinkuehler and Arden Berggren

Enid Berggren Steinkuehler Oct 26 2017 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss, she will be missed

Horpestad Dennis Oct 24 2017 12:00 AM

My sincere sympathy to Dorothy's family. I remember Dorothy as a kind gentle woman and know that you all will miss her with fond memories. Vicky

Vicky Nelson Skabo Oct 24 2017 12:00 AM

Many fond memories and good meals the summer of 1979 working for Jim. Your in my thoughts and prayers. It was an honor to meet and live with both of your parents for a short time that summer.

Bill Tuttle Oct 22 2017 12:00 AM