Dorothy L. (Beltz) Christensen was born on April 30, 1933 in Renville, County, MN to Spencer and Anne (Nesburg) Berg. She grew up near Fairfax where she attended school. Dorothy married Harold Beltz in 1950 and the couple made their home in rural Sleepy Eye where they farmed for many years. They moved to Sleepy Eye in 1972, Harold preceded her in death in 1974. She later married Victor Christensen in 1977. Dorothy worked for many years as a cook at various places including the Sleepy Eye Hospital, Orchid Inn, Eddie C's and the Sleepy Eye Care Center. She enjoyed fishing, playing cards, crocheting and especially her family! Dorothy was a member of the Red Hats and Trinity Lutheran Church. She is survived by her children, Steve (Rita) Beltz of New Ulm, Richard (Nancy) Beltz of Alexandria, Cheryl (Dave) Peterson of Mankato, Scott (Deb) Beltz, Dan (Sheila) Beltz, Kristie (Dan) Tauer and Jody (Vicky) Beltz all of Sleepy Eye, 21 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren, 3 step-children, Madalynn Ronning, Douglas Christensen and Jeffrey (Doreen) Christensen and several step-grandchildren, sister, Jean Hillmann of Fairfax, sisters-in-law, Inga Beltz of Fairfax, Pat Beltz of Champlin, Nancy Berg of Minnetonka and aunt Bernice Halvorson of Cambridge. She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Harold Beltz, second husband, Victor Christensen, great granddaughter, Jordan, sister, Mary Ann Larsen, brother, Bob Berg and step-daughter, Virginia Stark.