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Dorothy Ruth Stolte

March 20, 1951 — August 28, 2022

Southern Chapel


Dorothy Ruth Stolte, age 71,  passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2022 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  She was born March 20, 1951 in Clarkston, Washington to Ernest and Dorothy Munsterman.  She received her Bachelors in Accounting at Lewis & Clark College.  She married the love of her life, Walter Stolte on August 22, 1975 in Gifford, Idaho.  She was a member of the Special Olympics and All Saints Lutheran Church.  She enjoyed gardening and she loved spending time with her family.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Dorothy Munsterman; brothers, Ernie Munsterman and Walter Munsterman.

Dorothy is survived by her husband of 47 years, Walter Stolte of Rio Rancho, NM; daughter, Rebecca Johnston of Rio Rancho, NM; son, Joshua Stolte of Rio Rancho, NM; granddaughter, Emma Johnston of Rio Rancho, NM; and grandson, Caleb Johnston of Rio Rancho, NM.

Memorial Service will be held at 3:00pm on Saturday, September 10, 2022, All Saints Lutheran Church.  Reception to follow.

Memorial Service will be held at a later date at Good Hope Lutheran Church in Gifford, Idaho.

Memorial Contributions, flowers, cards or condolences may be sent to Walter Stolte, 2206 Spruce Needle, Rio Rancho, NM 87124.

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