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Dixie Hoeper

March 28, 1952 — August 5, 2023

Dixie Hoeper, of Fergus Falls, died Saturday, August 5, 2023, at her home, at the age of 71.

She was born on March 28, 1952, to Arlen and Lorraine (Enockson) Ehrich of Bricelyn, MN. She was confirmed at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Elizabeth and attended Fergus Falls High School.

Dixie married Richard Hoeper on April 3, 1971, and they shared 50 years together.

She worked at White Drug in Fergus Falls and waitressed for years between Skelly Café, Big Chief Café, and Dalton Café. She also worked as a Home Health Aide for New Dimensions, along with doing the book keeping for Richard’s business, Rick’s Tire Service.

She was a member of Kvam Lutheran Church in Dalton. Dixie’s interests were puzzles, watching and feeding the birds and reading. She enjoyed her grandkids, family and her friends.

Preceding her in death was her husband, Richard; parents, Arlen and Lorraine Ehrich; brothers, Ricky, Lon and John; nieces and nephews; in-laws, Oren and Evelyn Hoeper; son-in-law, Jared Gnahn; and brother-in-law, Wayne Miller.

Dixie is survived by her children, Sonja (Steven) Stramer of rural Erhard, Rick (Annie) Hoeper Jr of Fergus Falls, Robyn Hoeper of Underwood, Shonna Hoeper of Otsego, and Oren (Brooke) Hoeper of Parkers Prairie; grandchildren, John (Brittany), Cindy (Jerry), Grant, Darian, Shantell, Travis, Addison, Anna, Kaitlyn, Gaiden, Shira, Sophie, Sam and Leah; great-grandchildren, Obi and Haddie; siblings, Barb (Bruce) Larson of Wendell, Patricia (Marvin) Hernwall of Garfield, Trudence Miller of Alexandria, Nancy (Gordon) Dart of North Carolina, Thomas (Nancy) Ehrich of Erhard and Marce Ehrich of Dalton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A special “Thank You” to Moments Hospice and all those who assisted with caring for Dixie.

Visitation: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Monday, August 14, 2023, at the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls with prayers at 6:30 p.m. Visitation will resume one-hour prior to the service at the Church on Tuesday.

Memorial Service: 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at Zion-Sarpsborg Free Lutheran Church in Dalton

Clergy: Reverend Mark Johnson

Interment: Kvam Cemetery, Dalton, MN

Arrangements are provided by the Olson Funeral Home in Fergus Falls.
Online condolences may be sent to www.olsonfuneralhome.com
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Prayer Service

Monday, August 14, 2023

6:30 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Visitation

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zion-Sarpsborg Free Lutheran Church

108 Central Avenue, Dalton, MN 56324

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zion-Sarpsborg Free Lutheran Church

108 Central Avenue, Dalton, MN 56324

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