Dorothy Tuchscherer

Dorothy Tuchscherer, 67, Minot, died Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in a Minot hospital.

Dorothy Ann Gange was born June 16, 1945, a daughter of Pius and Inez (Fandrich) Gange, in Harvey. She was raised and educated in Drake, graduating from Drake High School in 1964.

Following her graduation, Dorothy began working at Trinity Health in Minot. She worked in various departments, including dietary and housekeeping, retiring due to health reasons after 35 years of service.

On Oct. 12, 2007, Dorothy was united in marriage to Adrian F. Tuchscherer at St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Minot. They made their home in Minot, where Dorothy enjoyed playing bingo, spending time with her dog, Cookie, and visiting with her family members.

Those who shared in her life: Husband, Adrian F. Tuchscherer, Minot; siblings, Pete (Marianne) Gange, Lincoln, Neb., Joe (companion, Barb Larson) Gange, Minot, Bob Gange, of Missouri, JoAnne (companion, Allen Holter) Mosser, Minot, Ben (Marlene) Gange, Mandan, Chris Gange, Rapid City, S.D., Rose (Richard) Fulks, Minot, and Barb Gange, Minot; and several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents.

Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at 9:30 a.m., in St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Minot.

Burial: Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.

Visitation: Friday, Jan. 18, from 2 to 7 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home, Minot

Vigil prayer service: Friday, 7 p.m., at Thompson-Larson Funeral Home Chapel, Minot.

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