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Ardith Arlene Froemel

November 17, 1945 - September 7, 2013

Obituary


Ardith Froemel, age 67, of Sioux Falls, SD passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls.

Ardith Arlene Froemel was born November 17, 1945 in Hayward, WI the daughter of Vincent and Helen (Marshal) Froemel. Ardith was raised in Hayward and graduated from Hayward High School. After high school she attended modeling school in Chicago for a year and then was married to Edward Dorsey. Ardith lived throughout the Midwest and worked as a maid, housekeeper and greeter. In 1985 she was joined in marriage to Gary Murphy....

Ardith Froemel, age 67, of Sioux Falls, SD passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls.

Ardith Arlene Froemel was born November 17, 1945 in Hayward, WI the daughter of Vincent and Helen (Marshal) Froemel. Ardith was raised in Hayward and graduated from Hayward High School. After high school she attended modeling school in Chicago for a year and then was married to Edward Dorsey. Ardith lived throughout the Midwest and worked as a maid, housekeeper and greeter. In 1985 she was joined in marriage to Gary Murphy. After moving to Sioux Falls, SD, Ardith volunteered and worked with the Salvation Army. She enjoyed doing embroidery, reading the Bible, listening to Christian or old country music, and spending time with her family. She was a kind and compassionate person who lived a Christian life of putting others first.

Ardith is survived by her five children, Tammy Robinson of Scottsdale, AZ, Michelle Lepine of Gillette, WY, Vance Dorsey of Sioux Falls, Travis Dorsey of Sioux Falls, Joshua Murphy of Ventura, CA; ten grandchildren, Natasha, Trenton, Evan, Tonya, Dani, Skyler, Kaile, Jordan, Hunter and Tazara; eight great grandchildren; her fiancée, Ron Wilkins of Sioux Falls; sister-in-law, Jackie Froemel; and one niece, Melissa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Edward Dorsey; second husband, Gary Murphy; and three brothers, Vincent "Arnie" Froemel, Wilbert "Bub" Froemel, Marvin Froemel.

A funeral service for Ardith will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11, at Anderson-Nathan-Koerpel Funeral Home in Hayward with Pastor Gary Hilgendorf officiating. A visitation will be held from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Greenwood Cemetery in Hayward.