Dorothy Beehler, 84, of Mandan, passed away October 20, 2019 at Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center, Bismarck, ND.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at Christ the King Catholic Church, Mandan, ND. Burial will be at Mandan Union Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 5:00-8:00 PM at Weigel Funeral Home, Mandan, with a Catholic Daughters Rosary at 7:00 PM followed by a Parish Vigil at 7:15 PM.
Dorothy was born on July 27, 1935 to Jacob and Katherine (Wetsch) Kautzman in Solen, ND. She was raised on the family farm in Solen.
On June 8, 1955 she married Bernard Leingang. They resided in Mandan, ND where they raised 6 children. Bernie died on January 17, 1985. She married Julius Beehler on January 30, 1988. In this union two families joined as one.
When Kmart opened their doors in Bismarck, ND, she began her career until her retirement, in 1997. Dorothy enjoyed playing Bingo and cards, and entertaining family.
Dorothy will be greatly missed by her husband, Julius; her children, Debbie (Donald) Feist, Karen (Doug) Unger, Randy (Sally) Leingang, Mary Kay (Duane) Rudnick, JoAnn (Russell) Alderin, and Lynn (Craig) Koenig; stepchildren, Brad (Carla) Beehler, Bruce (Jolene) Beehler, Brian (Lisa) Beehler, Nancy (Dan) Gannon, Nora (Kevin) Allan, Nolana (Steve) Kilen, and Natalie (Bob) Ferderer; 32 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; siblings, Alvina (Kenny) Rohling, Ronnie (Eileen) Kautzman, and Kathleen (Jim) Heisler.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bernie; and her brothers, Jimmy and Jack Kautzman.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Please go to her Tribute Wall to sign the guestbook and share memories with her family.