In Memory of

Dorothy M. Kraft

May 29, 1938 - June 4, 2021
From: Rockwell City, IA

Rockwell City – Dorothy M. Kraft 83, passed away Friday, June 4, 2021 at Trinity Regional Medical Center, Fort Dodge.  Funeral Services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at the United Methodist Church, Rockwell City, with Pastor Anita Bane officiating.  Burial of casket will be at Rosehill Cemetery, Rockwell City.  Visitation will be 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Church until service time.  Palmer & Swank Funeral Home, Rockwell City is serving the family.

     Dorothy is survived by her children, Dianna Renzo of Rockwell City, Kathy (David) Weiss of Rockwell City, Cindy (Jeff) Blair of Lake City, Danny (Kandie) Kraft of Grand Junction, Debbie Harrison of Hamburg, and Matthew (Kelsie) Kraft of Rockwell City; 17 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and brother Vernon (Patricia) Main of Lanesboro.  She was preceded in death by her husband Vernon Kraft; her parents, Robert and Lucille (Gates) Main; son-in-law Robert Porter; granddaughter Amber Kraft Sorenson; great-grandchildren, Riley, Autumn, and Braden Sorenson; sisters, Amy Jean Main, and Mary Lou Laughlin; and brothers, Tommy Main and John Main.

     Dorothy Mae Main Kraft was born May 29, 1938 at Verndale, Minnesota.  At the age of 6 she moved with her family to Lidderdale, Iowa.  She graduated from Lake City High School, with the Class of 1957.  In 1957, she was united in marriage to Vernon Kraft at the Lanesboro Methodist Church.  Dorothy worked as the administrator for the Calhoun County Home from 1964 to 1974.  She then worked as food supervisor for the Villa Care Center in Fort Dodge.  Dorothy worked as food service director for the North Central Correctional Facility in Rockwell City until her retirement in 1995.  During her retirement years she worked at Friendship Haven, Fort Dodge.  Vernon passed away in 2010.  Dorothy was a member of the United Methodist Church, Rockwell City. 

10:30 a.m. - Wednesday
June 9, 2021
United Methodist Church
Rockwell City, Iowa
Pastor Anita Bane
Paul Porter
Scott Porter
Chris Blair
Brandon Blair
Keegan Porter
Tom Porter
9:30 a.m. - Wednesday
June 9, 2021
United Methodist Church
Rockwell City, Iowa
Organist - Fran Lawson
Rosehill Cemetery
Rockwell City, Iowa


Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 12:18 PM
“Kathy, Dave, and family. Our deepest sympathy.
Bill and Julie Hiler ”
- Julie Hiler

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 1:24 PM
“Matt, Kelsie, and children, "May God hold you in the palm of His hand--Irish Proverb". Be confident that you all remain in our prayers & thoughts.
- McKelly & Jen Harris

Monday, June 7, 2021 at 3:54 PM
“Sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family. May she Rest In Peace .”
- Marilyn and Ron Thompson

Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 3:01 PM
“Sorry to hear of the death of your mom.”
- Scott Grant

Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 3:13 AM
“Kraft family...Our sincere sympathy. Dorothy was a sweet lady. KC Spent a lot of time at her house as a child with Matt. We are thinking of you.”
- Gerri & Jane McCurdy

Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 6:15 PM
“Kathy and family:
Sending you prayers and great memories, to help you through this hard time.
My thoughts are with all of you.”
- Missy Anderson Maher

Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 10:46 AM
“So sorry for your loss. The passing of your mom has to be one of the hardest things in life. RIP”
- Robbi Kraft

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