Dorothy (Mrs. Leonard) Dalby, age 94, of Faribault, died on Friday, October 29, 2010 at the Pleasant Manor Nursing Home, Faribault.

Services will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. in the First English Lutheran Church, Faribault with the Reverend David J. Hurtt, officiating. Interment will be held in the Meadow Ridge Memorial Park, Faribault.

Visitation will be held in the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, on Monday, November 1, 2010, from 4 to 7 p.m. and also in the church for one hour prior to the services on Tuesday.

Dorothy, the daughter of Frank and Julia (Buscovick) Silkey was born on January 16, 1916 in Havana Township, Steele County. In 1920 the family moved to the Roberts Lake community of Wells Township. She attended the Roberdsí Lake school, District 18, and graduated from Faribault High School.

She married Leonard Dalby on September 25, 1934 in Northfield, and they made their home in the Circle Lake community of Forest Township where they farmed for 50 years. In 1984 they moved to Faribault. Leonard preceded Dorothy in death on August. 8, 1994.

She is survived by two daughters, Karma (and Clem) Gillen and Susan (and Dave) Korbel all of Faribault; eight grandchildren, Tracy (and Brian) Fredrickson, Toni (and Mike) Johnson, Dominic (and Sarah) Korbel, Mark (and Jennifer) Korbel, Paul (and Lisa) Korbel, Dan (and Tiann) Korbel, Scott (and Teresa) Miller and Keri Jo (and Tom) Micek; 17 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leonard; three sisters, Teresa Salzwedel, Alice Hamann and Regina Gernandt; and three brothers, Joseph, Edward and Mathew Silkey.

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Name: Art & Pat Meland
Date: Tuesday November 02, 2010


Karma ,Sue & families. Sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. She was a very special lady. Not very many left of the original Millersburg-circle lake Families. Art & Pat Meland Ben Wheeler, TX