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Dorothy C. Selland,

Dorothy C. Johnson was born to Henry and Clara Johnson on January 13, 1920, in Albert Lea, MN. She was confirmed at First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea and graduated form Albert Lea High School. She managed Buttrey's Clothing store in Albert Lea ...

Dorothy C. Johnson was born to Henry and Clara Johnson on January 13, 1920, in Albert Lea, MN. She was confirmed at First Lutheran Church in Albert Lea and graduated form Albert Lea High School. She managed Buttrey's Clothing store in Albert Lea and Grand Forks, ND. She married Benjamin Arthur Selland on June 20, 1947. They settled in Fargo. While in Fargo, Dorothy managed the FM Stamp Store and managed St. Luke's Hospital Gift Shop for several years. In 1970, they moved to the Twin Cities where Dorothy managed two hospital gift shops and was in charge of volunteers. They returned to Fargo in 1982. Benjamin died in 1983.

Dorothy was a member of Olivet Lutheran Church, Fargo. In recent years, she has lived at the Fairmont at Eventide in Moorhead, MN, and Waterford Memory Care Unit in Fargo. Her faith gave her great comfort. Wherever mom went, she wore a smile and had a song on her lips.

She is survived by her son, Dr. Bradford Selland, Boston, Mass.; her daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Dr. Richard Rohla; three grandsons, Benjamin, Robert and William; three sisters, Violet Matthies, Albert Lea, MN, Janet Schwartz, Pleasanton, CA, Shirley and Ken Oman, Albert Lea, MN; and six brothers, Henry and Marge Johnson, Enumclaw, MN, Robert and Evie Johnson, Albert Lea, MN, Richard and Debra Johnson, Eden Prairie, MN, Roger and Donna Johnson, St. Louis Park, MN, Ken and Evie Johnson, Bemidji, MN, Larry and Sandy Johnson, Albert Lea, MN.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and two sisters, Clara Gilmore and Betty Westrum.

Funeral: Friday, October 17, 2003, at 1:00 PM in Olivet Lutheran Church, Fargo, ND.

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Visitation: Thursday, October 16, 2003, from 5-8 PM in Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, Fargo, ND.

Prayer service: Thursday, October 16, 2003, at 8:00 PM in Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home.

Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Fargo, ND.

Arrangements by Hanson-Runsvold Funeral Home, Fargo, ND.

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