Dorothy “Dot” Ledman


Dorothy “Dot” Ledman was born on April 18, 1930, the daughter of Frank and Agnes (Powlinski) Powlish in New Hradec, North Dakota. She attended school in Dickinson, North Dakota where she graduated from high school in 1948. She was united in marriage to Wayne Ledman and to this union four children were born.

The family lived throughout the United States during Wayne’s military career before making Alexandria their home. She was very active at St. Mary’s Church and St. Mary’s School. Dot also a volunteered at the hospital and local nursing homes. Dot will be remembered for her great faith and love of family. She enjoyed working in her garden and had a beautiful collection of angels.

Dorothy died on Thursday, January 12, 2023. She is survived by her four children: Ken (Mary) Ledman, Hope Spellman, David (Jodi) Ledman, Michael Ledman; seven grandchildren: Michael, Christopher, Jonathan, Alexis, Kiana, Dylan and Ryan; four great grandchildren, sister, Martha (Loran) Moeller.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne; granddaughter, Elizabeth; daughter-in-law: Ann Marie; two brothers: Hank & Vince.

Visitation was held on Monday, January 16, 2023, 4:00 - 7:00 PM at the Anderson Funeral Home with a Parish Prayer Service at 4:00 PM. Visitation continued on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, from 10:00 - 11:00 AM at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM. Burial was at St. Mary’s Cemetery.  Arrangements were with the Anderson Funeral Home.

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