Dorothy D. Truhlsen

Dorothy D. Truhlsen

July 21, 1929 – November 6, 2021

MEMORIAL SERVICE AND RECEPTION: Monday, December 13th at 1pm at the Omaha Country Club, 6900 Country Club Road.  Memorials are suggested to Lauritzen Gardens.


Dorothy (Danielson) Truhlsen, 92, longtime resident of Omaha, Nebraska, died on November 6, 2021.  Dorothy “Dottie” was born July 21, 1929, in Fairfield, Iowa.  She was the daughter of Frank and Martha Bauer Danielson.

Dottie graduated from high school in Fairfield, Iowa, and received an Accounting Degree from the University of Iowa.  She lived in Denison, Iowa, and co-owned and operated Johnson Drug for 26 years. She met and married Dr. Stanley M. Truhlsen, and they moved to Omaha where they delighted in life’s joys and adventures for over 40 years. 

Dottie had four children: Sara Gordon (Calvin), Carl Johnson III (Michelle), Jane Johnson-Whitelaw (Scott), and Dan Johnson (Leslie).  Dottie loved receiving videos, phone calls and visits from her six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. 

Her hobbies included playing golf, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.  Dottie and Stan kept very busy in the community with numerous philanthropic activities.  They were long time members of Countryside Community Church and Omaha Country Club, as well as Birnam Wood Country Club in Montecito, California.  Family and friends have great memories spending time at the cottage in Okoboji, Iowa. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Ruth; brothers, Chester and Charles.  Dottie is survived by her husband, Stan; children; grandchildren; and great-grandchildren.  


1 Condolence

  • Judy Jepsen Posted November 20, 2021 2:54 pm

    So sorry to hear this sad news. I have many good d memories of working with and for Dorothy. My deepest sympathy to all of you. Judy Jepsen

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