Doris N. Flom, age 86, of Dennison, died on Sunday afternoon, February 5, 2017 at the Northfield Care Center. Doris was born on September 28, 1930 at home, in rural Dennison south of Sogn, to Albert and Eva (Urevig) Quam. She attended District 52, a one-room school until the eighth grade and then graduated from Kenyon High School in 1948. Following school Doris worked at The Sogn Store. On June 21, 1952 she married Lester Flom at the Urland Lutheran Church. For 62 years, Doris and Lester found true partnership in life and farming.
Doris will be remembered most for her love of family. She had a passion for many things. Doris loved working in her flower gardens and sharing her plants with others. She enjoyed quilting, collecting and refinishing antiques, and genealogy. Doris was a life-long active member of Urland Lutheran Church. She was very proud of her Norwegian heritage. Doris enjoyed traveling to Norway, attending local lutefisk church dinners, and visiting Norwegian festivals. She was a master lefse roller.
Doris is survived by her five children: Julie (Gary) Warner, Pam (Steve) Tralle, Kathy (Daryl) Bergs, Eric (Melanie) Flom, and Evan Flom; six grandchildren: Brian (Jill) Warner, Kristina (Ken) Lindahl, Lisa (Paul) Korbel, Kelly (Tyler) Tripp, Shelly (Brandon) Lemons, and Bret (Joanna) Bergs; eight great-grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; four step-great grandchildren; and Wesley Porter. She is also survived by her two sisters: Irene Banks and Elaine Elstad and her twin brother Donald (Lucille) Quam; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester Flom, on August 16, 2014, her parents, her sister Leona Jacobson, and her daughter-in-law Mary Ann Flom.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 4-7:00 pm at the Lundberg Funeral Home in Cannon Falls. A celebration of Doris' life will be on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at the Urland Lutheran Church in Rural Cannon Falls.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Urland Lutheran Church.