Friday, October 28, 2016 1:13 pm

DOROTHY (HILLESLAND) SANDERS, 92, of Decorah, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, at the Aase Haugen Nursing Home in Decorah. Funeral services are at noon, Monday, Oct. 31, at the Schluter-Balik Funeral Home, 604 South Avenue, Decorah, , with Rev. Ron Pederson presiding. Burial is in the Calmar Lutheran Cemetery, Calmar. Visitation is after 11 a.m., Monday morning at the Schluter – Balik  Funeral Home. Dorothy is survived by her sister, Marion (Howard) Benzing, Decorah; two brothers-in-law, Glen (Arnhild) Hillesland, Ames and Alton (Harriet) Hillesland, Sydney, Mont.; sister-in-law, Goldie Hillesland, Calmar; one step-son, Maynard (Ruth) Sanders, Coon Rapids, Minn.; nieces and nephews: Steve (Carol) Benzing, Dennis (Kristi) Benzing, Tom (Christine) Benzing, David (Georgia) Hillesland, Karla Benzing, Marie Hillesland, Annette (Bill) Edwards, Erick (Brenda) Hillesland, Jim (Sue) Hillesland, Barbara (Greg) Drew, Tom (Marie) Hillesland, Jeff (Sally) Hillesland, Sana (Ken) Keller and Chris (Billie) Hillesland; along with many great-nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Dalos Hillesland, in Dec. 1989 and her second husband, Frank Sanders, in Aug.1998; brother-in-law, Harvey Hillesland; three nephews: Daniel and Michael Hillesland and Ralph Benzing. The Schluter-Balik Funeral Home is handling arrangements

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