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Dorothy Uhrig

Dorothy Uhrig
Dorothy Uhrig
- February 5, 2018

Dorothy Uhrig, age 93, of Philip, South Dakota, died on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the Hans P. Peterson Memorial Hospital in Philip.

Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. on Friday, February 9, at the Rush Funeral Home in Philip, with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.

Memorial services will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday, February 10, at the American Legion Hall in Philip, with Pastor Cindy Bisser officiating.

Dorothy May Little, better known as “Dolly” to her family and friends, was born October 22, 1924, in Plymouth, Michigan, to Alva Clarence Little and Marie E. (Engel) (Little) Paul.

She grew up and went to school in Ypsilanti, Michigan through the 8th grade, while living on the family farm. She met Edmund Dale Uhrig while he was in the service, and they were united in marriage 1944. To this union, three children were born: David E. Uhrig of Philip, Anna M (Uhrig-Larson) Cvach (husband Larry) of Midland, and Danial A. Uhrig (wife Marilyn) of Philip.

During her life she worked as a bookkeeper, a bus driver, hotel clerk, store clerk, sold Avon, and did various other jobs. She also enjoyed crocheting, painting, drawing, quilting, camping, and fishing, and was also an avid reader and loved playing games.

Survivors include her children, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren, which includes step-grandchildren; two brothers-in-law, Jim (Marlene) Uhrig of Pierre, Bill (Tina) Uhrig of Nebraska, and Joann (Uhrig-Russell) Sharp of Summerset; one sister-in-law, Agens “Aggie” Uhrig of Lead; two brothers, Kenneth Paul of Michigan, and Ron Paul and wife of Florida; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Edmund on January 1, 1994, her parents Alva and Marie Little; a great-grandson Zachary Scott Larson, sister Betty, several aunts and uncles, and a few brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Arrangements are with Rush Funeral Home of Philip.



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