Dorothy Nelson

Dorothy Nelson


September 20, 1952 - January 19, 2023


Dorothy Nelson, 70, of Sioux Falls, SD, died Thursday, January 19, 2023, at Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls. Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Saturday, May 13, 2023 at Emery Community Cemetery in Emery. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Dorothy Anna (Sweeney) Nelson was born to Hugh and Edith Sweeney in Tyndall, SD on September 20, 1952. She attended school and graduated from Emery High School. Dorothy married Dennis Nelson in 1974. They had a daughter Stephanie.

Dorothy worked at Citibank for 16 years in several positions. She worked other jobs to pass her time. She also enjoyed her four grandchildren and their activities.

Grateful to have shared Dorothy's life with her are her daughter, Stephanie (Scott) Friesen; grandchildren, Jordan, Trystan, Olivea, and Bristol; brothers, Merlin (Vivian) Sweeney, Bob (Emelda) Sweeney; sister, Mary (Jim) Van Sickle; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, John, Donald, and Rich Sweeney.


Saturday, May 13, 2023
11:00 AM
Emery Community Cemetery
Emery, SD


Emery Community Cemetery
Emery, SD

Posted by Ramona Marquardt Schroeder on May 10, 2023
So sorry about Dorothy passing. It was great to see her at our last class reunion! We had such a nice visit. Wish I could attend tomorrow, but have another commitment. Our sympathy to you all.
Posted by Duane Nelson on January 31, 2023
Posted by Jean Sneesby on January 29, 2023
May God be with you all during this difficult time - love and prayers from cousin Jean...
Posted by Cindy Scott on January 25, 2023
So sorry for your loss. I knew Dorothy when we both lived at Beadle. Keeping you in my thoughts.
Posted by Patsy Simon (Shotwell) on January 24, 2023
Sorry for your loss.
Posted by Cindy Strasser on January 23, 2023
Praying for your family. Dorothy was a wonderful friend. God has another angel with him . God bless
Posted by Lana Carpenter on January 23, 2023
All my thoughts and prayers to all and may all memories be with us all at this time .
Posted by Jeffery McMath on January 23, 2023
Rest in Peace
Posted by Marilyn Nelson on January 22, 2023
Posted by RickNelson on January 20, 2023
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