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Dorothy Pearl Stensland
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Dorothy Pearl Stensland, 90, of Pascagoula, MS, passed away on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, in Moss Point, MS. Mrs. Stensland was born in New Orleans, LA in 1927. She met and married the love of her life in 1945. Together they had six children. They moved to Pascagoula in 1957. When her youngest was in high school, she went to college where she earned her nursing license. She worked at Singing River Hospital until she retired.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harald and Gladys Kvisvik; husband, Lars M. Stensland; her daughter, Dorothy Stensland; her son, Lars Stensland II; her grandson, Kenneth Stensland; and her siblings, Lois and Buster.
She is survived by her children, Cheryl (Edward) Alcazar of Kenner, LA, Molly (Dewayne) Gunter of Sugarland, TX, Harold Stensland of Pascagoula, MS, and Annie Stensland of Violet, LA. She is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
The visitation will be held on Sunday, November 5, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Escatawpa, MS. The funeral service will be held on Monday, November 6, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at Jackson County Memorial Park in Pascagoula, MS.
Heritage Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, in Escatawpa/Moss Point, MS is in charge of arrangements.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 MS-63
Moss Point, MS 39562





1:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home

9721 MS-63
Moss Point, MS 39562

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Jackson County Memorial Park

Corner of Louise Street and Ingalls Avenue Pascagoula MS, 39581
Pascagoula, Mississippi 39581


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