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Dorina "Doreen" C. Sundeen

October 14, 1925 — December 23, 2019

Dorina "Doreen" Lesher-Sundeen, age 94 of Detroit Lakes, passed away on Monday, December 23, 2019 at Emmanuel Nursing Home.

Doreen was born on October 14, 1925 to Avila and Eva (Beauchamp) Beauchamp. She was the first of 15 children. Doreen married Lyle Lesher and together they had two children, Doug and Colleen. Lyle passed away in 1980. She then married Cecil Sundeen in 1982. Cecil passed away in 2011.

After raising her two children, she went back to school and graduated in 1969. Doreen enjoyed knitting, crochet and embroidery. She loved to dance and enjoyed traveling by train and plane, especially to Hawaii. She worked at several dental offices and at the school cafeteria in Detroit Lakes.

Doreen is survived by her son, Doug Lesher of Hot Springs, SD; stepdaughters, Cindy (Rahe) Clancy of Severna Park, MD, Candace (Kevin) Schwarzrock, of Detroit Lakes, and Sheila Amundson of Tacoma, WA; siblings, Leon (Alice), Victor (Joyce), Yvette, Marie (Ben) Kartes, Alyce Kartes, Loretta (Jim) Quarm, and Yvonne (Jim) Kartes. Preceding her in death are both husbands, Lyle and Cecil; her parents; stepfather, Henry Ladoux; daughter, Colleen Melroe; stepchildren, Stanley Sundeen and Kim Sundeen; siblings, George, Rosanna, Richard, Agnes, Anna, Henry and Louise.

A Memorial Service will take place at 11:00am on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at West-Kjos Funeral Home, 900 Summit Ave, in Detroit Lakes. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

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