Dorothy Ter Wee


Sioux Falls, South Dakota

October 10, 2021

Dorothy “Dort” Ter Wee, 94, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls.  

Funeral service was Thursday, Oct. 14, at Canton Lutheran Church.  

Dorothy Katt was born Sept. 26, 1927, at Doon, Iowa, to Walter and Alvira (Klein) Katt. She graduated from Inwood High School.

On Nov. 29, 1947, she married Marinus Ter Wee.  They farmed near Inwood, Iowa, several years before moving to Canton in 1956. She was a seamstress for Amundson’s Dry Goods 34 years volunteered at Good Samaritan Center. Her husband died in 1991.  She remained in Canton until moving to Sioux Falls in 2017.

Survivors include her children, Bob (Nancy) Ter Wee, Koni (Rick) Kiesow and Joni (Dan) Stock, all of Sioux Falls; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; four sisters, Jean Koch of Inwood, Mary Van Roekel of Indiana, Karen (Doug) Wiggins of Colorado, and Kathleen (Gary) Dieren of Rock Rapids, Iowa; one brother, Jim (Lynn) Katt of Rock Rapids, and may other extended family.

She was preceded in death by her husband and siblings, Elaine Osvog, Don Katt, Dale Katt and Bill Katt.

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