Dorothy Dukart


Funeral Services for Dorothy Anastasia Kuntz Dukart, 99, of Rochester, MN, will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 11, 2023 at The River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home.

Visitation for Dorothy will be from 4:00 p.m., - 7:00 p.m., Friday February 10th at Macken Funeral Home, and will resume an hour prior to the service on Saturday.

A second service for Dorothy will take place at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 22, 2023 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in South Heart, ND with Father Shane Campbell celebrating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Visitation for Dorothy will be from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Friday, July 21st at Stevenson Funeral Home in Dickinson, ND with a rosary and vigil being held at 6:00 p.m.

Dorothy passed away January 6, 2023 at the Methodist Hospital in Rochester.

Dorothy was born near South Heart, North Dakota. She grew up on the family farm in New England. She married Ludwig Dukart, Jr. on Nov. 28, 1944. They resided in the Dickinson area until relocating to Rochester Minnesota in 1955 where they raised their family. They were later divorced.

Dorothy worked in housekeeping at St Mary’s Hospital from 1955 to 1989. Dorothy devoted time to service work including Saint Pius Verein, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Saint Francis Church Rosary Group, Women of the Moose and Head Start as a Foster Grandparent.

Dorothy’s favorite pastimes were playing cards (especially Durak), crafting and crocheting. Dorothy enjoyed being outdoors, gardening and walking.

Dorothy is survived by August Kuntz (brother), Florence Kuntz (sister-in-law), Peter Kuntz (brother); five children, Virginia Vermeersch (Peter McMahon), Valerie Wiebold (Robert Slavik), Gregory (Debra) Dukart, Gwendolyn (Steven) Hicks, Gordon (Buffie) Dukart; eleven grandchildren and twenty-two great-grandchildren.

Dorothy was preceded in death by parents Mary and Valentine Kuntz; siblings Magdalene and Albert Pachl, John and Bertha Kuntz, Arnold and Lois Kuntz, Otillia Kuntz and Darlene Kuntz; Gerald Vermeersch (son-in-law); Glenn Dukart (son) and Lisa Vermeersch (granddaughter).

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Arrangements by Stevenson Funeral Home

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