Dorothy L. (O’Brien) Pflueger, 79, of St. Joseph died peacefully Oct. 21, 2018 at the Mother of Mercy Nursing Home in Albany. Her funeral will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 25 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 12 W. Minnesota St., St. Joseph. Burial will take place in the Minnesota State Veterans’ Cemetery in Little Falls.
Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday and after 9:30 a.m. Thursday, BOTH at the Heritage Hall at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in St. Joseph. Parish Prayers will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Heritage Hall.
Survivors include her children: Ken of Avon, Steve of St. Joseph, Kathy (Byron) Cigelske of Avon and Brad of Albany; nine grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and brothers Harold and Robert O’Brien and sister Mary Blanchard.
Author: Janelle Von Pinnon
Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.