Dorothy Marie Huckabee, age 81, of Elk River died at her sons home in Stanchfield on May 18, 2017. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, May 24th at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel. Visitation will be 1 hour before the funeral on Wednesday. Burial will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery at 9:00 A.M. Thursday, May 25th.
Dorothy Marie Huckabee was born January 1, 1936 in Deel, Virginia to Norman and Martha (Hettie) Keene.
She worked as a nursing assistant in nursing homes until she retired in February of 1998. Dorothy liked cooking, puzzle books, puzzles and she loved watching game shows. She enjoyed her last few years at Guardian Angels in Elk River where she met new friends and she enjoyed the activities there. Dorothy loved her family and friends.
Dorothy passed away at her son’s home in Stanchfield on May 18, 2017 at the age of 81 years, 4 months and 17 days. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Huckabee; brothers, Carlis, Ernest, Kermit and Coy Keene; sisters, Ellen Looney and Frances (Gin) Clevinger.
Dorothy will be lovingly remembered by her three children, Jackie (LoAnn) Herold, Brenda (Jed) Schneider and Wonda Nelsen; three sisters, Fay (Phillip) Rife, Charlotte (Fred) Walters, Phyllis (Joel) McClanahan; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.