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Dorothea Tolen, (nee Marquardt), 92

It is with great sadness that the family of Dorothea (nee Marquardt) Tolen announce her passing, quietly at the Rainy Crest Health Care Facility in Fort Frances, ON, January 31, 2016 at the age of 92.
She was born on December 8, 1923 in Germany to Joseph and Ida Marquardt. She was predeceased by her husband Robert Victor Tolen on June 29, 2009 and is survived by her four children Gary (Joy Anne), Sandy (Jim) Hogan, Brad (Doreen) and Cindy (Rick Westberg). Dorothea will be missed by her seven grandchildren Kim, Kerri, Kelly, Kristina, Steve, Robert, Donny and eleven great grandchildren Hailey, Victoria, Dax, Klyde, Tia, Ty, Zac, Abby, Luca, Julen and Gianna. She is also survived by her sisters in law Eleanor Marquardt, Joyce Albright and brother in law Austin Thomas and numerous nieces and nephews.
Dorothea was predeceased by her parents Joseph and Ida, her sisters Dell (Douglas) McLeod, Anne Thomas and brother Rudy Marquardt.
For many years, the family and friends had many fond memories of visits to Vic and Dots Camp in Nestor Falls. A celebration of Life and Remembrance was held on Thursday February 4, 2016 at 11 a.m. from Northridge Funeral Home Emo, ON with Rev. Frances Flook officiating. Interment will take place in Blue Cemetery at a later date.
Honourary Pall Bearers were Donny Tolen, Robert Tolen, Wayne Sandmoen, Mike Bourre, Rick Bourre, Charlotte Hogan, Steve Hogan, Victoria Beaudry, Abby Tolen, and Hailey Beaudry.
Pall Bearers were Kim Beaudry, Kerri Tolen, Kelly Tolen, Kristina Pizzi, Zac Tolen and Rebecca Tolen.
If desired memorial donations may be made to the Rainy River Hospital Auxiliary c/o Northridge Funeral home, Box 89, Emo, Ontario. P0W 1E0. Online condolences may be offered at