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Dorothy Mae Hill

Dorothy Mae Hill

January 19, 1936 - January 28, 2018

Dorothy Mae Hill, 82, of Rice Lake, MN, died on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center.

A wake will begin on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. at the Rice Lake Community Center and continue until the Funeral services on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Rice Lake Community Center in Rice Lake, MN. Interment will be at St. Phillip's Episcopal Cemetery in Rice Lake, MN. The Cease Family Funeral Home of Bagley assisted the family with arrangements.

Dorothy was born in Cass Lake, Minnesota, the daughter of George Hill and Emily Kaumbauch. She grew up in Cass Lake and in the Twin Cities. She worked at Johnson O'Malley Program in Minneapolis for over a decade. She held a position for many years on its Board of Directors.

Dorothy enjoyed going to the casino, playing card games, country music, and traveling. She enjoyed her heritage, especially beading, Pow-Wows, and she was an avid collector of Native American regalia. Dorothy loved her family and will be dearly missed.

She is survived by her children, Sandra Hill, Calvin Sayers, Alvin Hill, Debra Sayers, and Robert Sayers; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren; and many other close family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughters, Cheryl Hill-Sayers and Renee Sayers; her granddaughter, Sandra Sayers; and her life partner, Ephraim Sayers.


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