Obituary divulges woman’s affair in small town Minnesota

By |2018-06-06T14:40:30-05:00June 6th, 2018|

A revealing obituary divulging a woman's affair in a small Minnesota town in the 1960s has gotten more exposure than its writers may have imagined. The death of 80-year-old Kathleen Dehmlow in Springfield was published this week in the Redwood Falls Gazette. The obituary begins with Dehmlow's birth in 1938 and notes her marriage in 1957 to Dennis Dehmlow in Wabasso and the arrival of children Gina and Jay. Then it takes a bitter turn and describes how she became pregnant by her husband's brother, moved to California and abandoned her children. The paid obituary goes on to say that she [...]