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Dorothy Lahue

July 4, 1937 — January 2, 2011

Dorothy Lahue July 4, 1937 - January 2, 2011

Dorothy M. Lahue, age 73, of Faribault, died Sunday, January 2, 2011 at the Heritage House Elder Care, following a brief illness. Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at the Phillips Funeral Home in Blairstown, Iowa. Burial will be held at the Pleasant Hills Cemetery in Blairstown. Visitation will be held one half hour prior to services at the funeral home on Wednesday. Local arrangements are being completed by the Parker Kohl Funeral Home of Faribault. Dorothy Mae Vargason, the daughter of Samuel and Dorothy (Birch) Vargason, was born on July 4, 1937 in Hazelton, Iowa. She attended Blairstown High School and graduated with the class of 1956. On April 12, 1958, Dorothy was united in marriage to Ralph Plotz at the St. John''s Catholic Church in Iowa and were later divorced. She worked as a cook at C.J.''s Restaurant for a few years and also at the Regional Center in Faribault. On October 10, 1975, she was united in marriage to Francis Lahue, they were later divorced. Dorothy enjoyed cooking, fishing, writing poetry and most of all spending quality time with her family. Dorothy is survived by her children, Tim Plotz of Faribault, Kelli (Kelly) Plotz of Rochester, Dusti (Duane) Kaderlik of Faribault and Misti (Marvin) Dienst Olson of Darwin, MN; her grandchildren Melissa Schema, Blake Dienst, Brandon Plotz, Travis Plotz and Samantha Plotz; her great granddaughter, Melia Schema; her sisters Violet (Dick) Oberreuter and Jan (John) Meyer, both of Iowa; her brother Kenneth (Jane) Vargason of Iowa and other relatives and friends. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents.

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