July 22, 1924 - September 28, 2014


Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 11, 2014 at St. John Cantius Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Dorothy M. Pull, age 90, of St. Cloud who passed away September 28, 2014 at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Sauk Rapids. Rev. Tim Gapinski will officiate and burial will be in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls. Visitation will be 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday, October 10, 2014 at the Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in St. Cloud and one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church. Parish prayers will be prayed at 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home in St. Cloud.

Dorothy was born July 22, 1924 to Peter and Anna (Jacoby) Krebsbach in St. Cloud. On April 8, 1947 she married Roger Pull at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. She worked as a homemaker, raising their nine children. Dorothy was a member of St. John Cantius Catholic Church in St. Cloud and the Daughters of Isabella. Dorothy enjoyed playing cards, especially cribbage and watching the Minnesota Vikings and the Twins.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Sharon (Lynn) Hotaling, Jeanine (John) McLaughlin, Nancy (Don) O’Haire, Bruce (Nancy), Steve (Laurie), Jeff (Robbie), Tim (Mary), Gary (Ann), Joel (Kathy); grandchildren, Amanda, Steve, John, Tim, Adam, Jenny, Amy, Nick, Sarah, Katie, Molly, Emily, Phil, Drew, Hannah, Joe, Andy, Bethany, Laura, Ashley, Zach, Chris, Jackie, Katie, Kyla, Ethan and their spouses; 30 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Gloria (Larry) Thome, Patt Parsons, Mary Ann Woods, Arlene Pull and Mary Pull.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her parents; husband; siblings and their spouses, Esther (Wally) Engel, Rosella (Mathias) Mueller, Marie (Clarence) Harves, Evelyn (Gil) Lemmerman, Ray (Kathy), Leo, Vic (Gert), Norbert; in-laws, Tom Pull, Bill Pull, Marlene and Harl Hockeborn, Dennis Wood, and Bill Parsons.

Special thanks to the staffs at Good Shepherd Memory Lane and St. Croix Hospice for their kind and loving care.

Memorials are preferred to the Salvation Army or Washington (Missouri) Overseas Medical and Dental Mission, providing care to the poorest people of Honduras.