Dorothy "Dottie" Cook Gregerson - Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

Dorothy “Dottie” Cook Gregerson

November 28, 1930 - May 16, 2023

Dorothy “Dottie” Cook Gregerson, age 92 of Richfield passed away on May 16, 2023.

Dottie was born to William and Mae Cook of Sioux City, IA in 1930. At the age of 18, she boldly moved to Minneapolis where she met and married Leo Gregerson in 1951. Soon after, they moved to East Grand Forks followed later by Breckenridge, then Moorhead. Upon retirement, they built their dream log cabin on Little Sand Lake just outside of Park Rapids. They wintered for many years in Tucson, AZ as part of the Rincon West Community.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, She also enjoyed many nieces and nephews and their families and attended many events and get-togethers.

Dottie was a perpetually outgoing ball of energy. She enjoyed many hobbies such as sewing, crocheting, painting, cooking and baking. She was committed to her church and RCW communities where she participated in every activity time would allow. She was a fierce competitor whether a board game, cards or table tennis. She was an avid Twins and Vikings follower in good seasons and bad. While in Tucson, Dottie hiked with the Desert Explorers every week. She also participated in many Friday morning coffee skits and Play Crafter performances.

She is survived by her daughter, Peg Boothroyd; and son, Greg Gregerson; grandchildren, Don A. (Jennifer) Boothroyd, GaNé (Ryan Ferreras) Boothroyd, Anna (Ryan Berg) Boothroyd, Micah Wynkoop and Shawn (Alma) Gregerson; great-grandchildren, Cassie, Jacob, Robin, Maddie, Joe, Jack, Grace, Lee, Maci, Zachary and MacKenzie; sister, Cathie (Dale) Stisser; daughter-in-law, Eve Gregerson; and other loving family friends.

Preceded in death by her husband, Leo; son, Kevin; son-in-law, Don G. Boothroyd; and siblings, Leonard Stenum, Richard Stenum, Mary Burres, William Stenum, Robert Stenum, Thomas Stenum, and Beverly Cook.


  1. Gary Johnson says:

    Gary and Jan Johnson send condolences to Dotties family.

  2. Judy Davis says:

    Our thoughts & prayers are with you & family Peg . Your Mom was an amazing soul never to be forgotten . Pray you feel God’s loving arms around you always giving you love strength & courage . Your Mom will always be in your hearts keep her memories close . God bless you always know how much you are all loved .

  3. Mark VonBank says:

    7/10/’23 My Heartfelt prayers to the families and friends of “Dottie”-Dorothy Gregerson on your loss. “Dottie” was a full fledged Lady of Energy and had such a kind heart and friendly personality. I will always remember her happy smile and singing in the “Alleluia” Choir when she was a member at St. Peter The Apostle Catholic Church. Rest In Heaven “Dottie”-you will be missed but never forgotten. With My Love and Prayers, Mark VonBank-Park Rapids, Minnesota.

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