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  • Obituary: Dorothy Jean Briggs, 92

  • Dorothy Jean Briggs, 92, of Hamburg died July 18, 2013 at her home. Dorothy was born on Sept. 10, 1920 in Hamburg to Everett and Alma C. (Combe) Briggs. She graduated from Hamburg High School in 1937.
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  • Dorothy Jean Briggs, 92, of Hamburg died July 18, 2013 at her home. Dorothy was born on Sept. 10, 1920 in Hamburg to Everett and Alma C. (Combe) Briggs. She graduated from Hamburg High School in 1937.
    Dorothy was a lifetime member of the Hamburg Baptist Church and played an active role there. She was the organist/pianist for many years, in addition to helping with the Baptist Youth Group and Sunday School. She was also a member of the St. Cecilia Choir for over 50 years.
    Dorothy Jean had worked at various jobs over the years including at the Hamburg Variety Store, Bert Barnes Law Office, Interstate Nurseries and at Good Seed & Grain. In addition to her passion for music, she also had a great love for photography.
    She is survived by cousins William Combe and wife Carmelita of Costa Mesa, Calif., Joan Tiemeyer of Hamburg, and the Combe family: David Combe, Donny Combe and wife Karen, William S. Combe and wife Cheryl, Alan C. Combe and Brian E. Combe and wife Anachai, Michael T. Tiemeyer, Terry Tiemeyer and wife Libby, Sandra Torgerson and husband Brian, and Jon Tiemeyer and wife Nancy of Hamburg and many friends.
    Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 26, at the Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg with Pastors Tom Beutler and Blaine Pritchett officiating. Burial will follow at the Hamburg Cemetery.
    Visitation is Thursday, July 25 from 4-7 p.m. at the mortuary.
    Memorials are suggested to Hamburg Rescue, the Hamburg Library or Grape Community Hospital.
    Remembrances may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com.
    Rash-Gude Funeral Home in Hamburg is in charge of arrangements.

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