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November 13, 1944 ~ December 6, 2017 (age 73)

Dorothea E. Liestman, 73, died on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at her home in Eureka of natural causes.  She was born on November 13, 1944 to Will and Dorothea Gates. 

Dorothea was a school teacher and owned a dog grooming and kennel business, the Hill and Dale Kennel Club in Eureka.

Survivors include her son Chris Liestman, Eureka; numerous grandchildren including granddaughter Lindsey Liestman; and a sister Marjorie McSwain.

Services will be held in the spring of 2018 and will be announced.  Arrangements are by Schnackenberg & Nelson Funeral Home in Eureka.  Online condolences and memories may be shared at

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