Dorothy ‘Dottie’ Magdelena Otterstetter Holman
Dorothy (Dottie) Magdelena Otterstetter Holman was born April 20, 1944 to Henry and Teresa (Schultz) Otterstetter on the Schultz homestead west of Forbes, N.D. She graduated from Ellendale High School in 1962 and earned her LPN degree in 1963 from Whapeton State School of Science in North Dakota. She married Kenneth Holman of Fredonia, N.D. in 1963. They have one daughter, Angela Holman. Dottie worked in nursing in Minneapolis, Houston, Gunnison and Denver. In Gunnison she was an activities director of the nursing home and in Denver she worked for Fitzsimmons Army Hospital and retired from the Veterans Affairs Hospital of Denver. Her hobbies included painting, reading, and spending time with family and friends. Her love for outdoors included hiking, horseback riding, and meditating. She is preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Harold, Milton, and Ray; and two sisters, Ruth and Mary. She is survived by her husband and daughter; one brother, Clarence Samuel; many nieces and nephews, family, and friends. On April 3, 2017 she held God's hand as he led her to a new life where we all will join for eternity.