1925 Dorothy 2020

Dorothy Mehling

June 22, 1925 — January 15, 2020

Dorothy Mae Mehling, 94, of Duluth, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at Villa Marina with her family by her side. She was born in Duluth on June 22, 1925, to Alfred and Florence (Trudell) Jobin.  Dorothy attended St. James School and went on to graduate from Denfeld High School. She married her high school sweetheart, Donald Mehling on August 24, 1946. Dorothy was a homemaker, a dedicated wife and a loving mother to her four children.  She enjoyed Post Home, Bible study, and summers at the cabin on Lake Nichols. She also enjoyed travelling, playing Bingo and having lunch with her friends at the West Duluth Senior Center. She was an active member of the Women’s Guild at Good Shepherd for many years. Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald; her sisters, Lucille Bennette and Florence “Snookie” Gauthier.  Surviving is her sister Rosemary (“Cookie”) Fechner (Ronald); two sons, Roger  (Julie Kim) and Terry  (Nancy) of Duluth; two daughters, Wendy (Marty) Goldberg and Pam (Don) Hawkins of Superior, WI; six grandchildren, Chad (Maribel), Jason (Melissa), Sarah (John), Elyssa, Caitlynn and Madison; and six great-grandchildren. Visitation 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at St. James Catholic church, 721 North 56th Ave West, Rev. Fr. Richard Kunst officiating. Burial at Oneota Cemetery and a meal at St. James Catholic Church following the cemetery.  The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of the Villa Marina Health and Rehabilitation Center of Superior, WI, for their compassionate care of Dorothy. Memorials to St. James School or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Arrangements by Williams Lobermeier Boettcher Funeral Home.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dorothy Mehling, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Visitation

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

10:00 - 11:00am

St. James Catholic Church

721 N 57th Ave W, Duluth, MN 55807

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Starts at 11:00am

St. James Catholic Church

721 N 57th Ave W, Duluth, MN 55807

Plant Tree

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree