Dorothy Fjeldsted Keisel, 75, of Centerfield, passed away May 16, 2022 at the hospital in Gunnison. She was born July 9, 1946 in Gunnison to Bruce R and Jean Hendrickson Fjeldsted. She married Kenley Lou Keisel on August 14, 1966 in Ely NV. The marriage was solemnized on June 18, 1982 in the Manti Temple. He preceded her in death on July 12, 2013.
Dorothy was a devoted mother and wife. She was blessed with eight beautiful children whom she loved dearly. Her true calling in life was raising, nurturing, and watching her children grow. This calling continued as her grandchildren were born. Dorothy was a hard worker and had countless jobs throughout her life. She absolutely loved the mountains. Her joys were camping, fishing, and going for 4-wheeler rides with her loving husband and family. Dorothy will be deeply missed by her family, loved ones and everyone who was blessed to have known her.
My Mom-Your arms forever open, your hugs that held me tight; your special goodnight kisses to last throughout the night. A shoulder I could cry on, a softly spoken word, an all-familiar song you’d sing, the sweetest that I’ve heard. To me, you are a flower Mom so delicate and fair. You’ve given fragrance to my life by simply being there.
Dorothy is survived by her children: Cindy Hill, Centerfield; Shelle (Mark) Christiansen, Centerfield; Danna (Erick) Maloney, Centerfield; Clint (Kristin) Keisel, Gunnison; Nan (Adam) Jensen, Baily, CO; Amanda (Dirk) King, Fayette; Nickie (Robbie) Anderson, Centerfield; Kassie (Jason) Allen, Centerfield; former son-in-law, Dale Hill, Gunnison; 22 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; brother, Paul (Julie) Fjeldsted, Mayfield.
Also preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Ronald Fjeldsted.
Funeral services will be held Monday, May 23, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Centerfield 2nd Ward Chapel, where friends may call Sunday evening from 6-7 p.m. or Monday morning from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in the Centerfield Cemetery. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina, and Manti. Online guestbook at www.maglebymortuary.com
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