Delores A. Amborn (Sister of Butch Kill) of Elk River passed away at the age of 83 on September 13th 2018.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018 at St Patrick Catholic Church, 19921 Nightingale Street NW, Cedar, MN with reviewal starting at 9:30 a.m.  A luncheon and companionship will follow at the church after the interment at St Patrick’s Cemetery.

Dolores Ann (Kill) Amborn was born on June 15, 1935 in rural Crookston, MN to Steve and Mabel Kill.  She was baptized and confirmed at Assumption Church in Morris, MN.  Dolores graduated from Alberta High School in 1953.  She then began working at the Morris Star and Tribune News.

Dolores was united in marriage to Benjamin Edward Amborn Jr. on November 5, 1953.  They farmed North of Chokio, MN until 1957.  They then moved to Wahpeton, ND, Hankinson, ND, Glenwood, MN and Fulda, MN where they owned a heating and air conditioning business they sold, and moved to Nowthen, MN in 1974.  Dolores was a mother, farm wife, office worker, and active in local civic affairs, as well as church, and as a director of Minnesota Trail Riders Association for many years.

Dolores also enjoyed the outdoors, animals, gardening, especially making up to 75 apple pies a year to give out most of them.  Her hobbies were horses and camping, which included trail riding in eight states and Canada.  After retirement in 1999, they spent the winters in Apache Junction, AZ with their horses enjoying trail riding many miles in five mountain ranges.

Dolores first love was her family, spending holidays, birthdays, and other events with her children, grand and great grandchildren.  In October 2016, Dolores entered Guardian Angels Home by the Lake in Elk River, MN.  She passed away on September 13, 2018.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Benjamin Amborn; children, Susan (Rod) Gerdes, Jeffrey (Debbie) Amborn and Julie (Marty) Jedlicki; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; brother, Bernard (Shirley) Kill.

Dolores is preceded by her parents; sister, Bernardine; infant son, Baby Boy Amborn.

Dare’s Funeral Home in Cedar is in charge of the arrangements.


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