George Dotlich

Born: Mon., Aug. 6, 1923
Died: Sun., May 7, 2017


10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, Fri., May 12, 2017
Location: Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Fri., May 12, 2017
Location: Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine

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George Dotlich, 93, longtime Bovey resident, died Sunday, May 7, 2017 in Essentia Health St Mary’s Medical Center, Duluth.
Born August 6, 1923 in Bovey, he was the son of Mike and Sophie (Revoir) Dotlich.  George lived most of his life in Bovey and was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving in Hawaii during WW II.  George and Ruth Mattfeld were married on August 21, 1948 in Bovey.
His parents, Mike and Sophie Dotlich; four brothers; and three sisters preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth; his children, Ramona (Jerry Lee) Smeltzer of Rockford, IL, Sharon (Doug) Gilbertson of Grand Rapids, and Dan Dotlich of Bovey; grandchildren, Lisa, Tonia, Matt, and Nicole; great grandchildren, Alex, Brandi, and Madison; a brother, David Dotlich; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 10:30 AM until the 12:00 Noon funeral service on Friday, May 12, 2017 in the Peterson Funeral Chapel of Coleraine.  Interment will be in the Lakeview Cemetery, Coleraine.
The family would like to thank the staff at Home & Comfort for their excellent care.

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Edie Brown
   Posted Mon May 08, 2017
Ruth and family, so sorry about George. Seems like I had known the little bugger forever. All the laughs and cocktails we all had together. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Friends @ Numotion
   Posted Tue May 09, 2017
Dan and Family, our deepest sympathy to you all. Sending our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Jerry Risse
   Posted Wed May 10, 2017
Dan and the rest of your family,my deepest sympathies on your loss. George will be missed.

Molly Christianson
   Posted Thu May 11, 2017
Rest In Peace George. Although I didn't know you that well you are my grandpa's brother. You will be missed dearly! Love you! (Nancy Dotlich's Oldest Daughter)

Cindy & Gwen Muotka
   Posted Fri May 12, 2017
We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our prayers are with you all.

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