Obit: Irvine, Dorothy L. (1912 - 2003)
Contact: Audrey Roedl
Surnames: IRVINE VOLLRATH GRUBER ROGSTAD WETZEL
----Source: Loyal TRG 2 July 2003
Dorothy L. Irvine, 91, Greenwood, died on Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield. Visitation will be held at Immanuel United Church of Christ, Greenwood, on Thursday, July 3, one hour prior to an 11 a.m. funeral service. Pallbearers will be grandsons, Jim Gruber, John Gruber, Todd Wetzel, Rick Rogstad, Martin Wetzel, Randy Rogstad, Fredric Wetzel, and Rodney Rogstad.
Dorothy Loretta Vollrath was born on May 15, 1912, in the town of Warner, to Frederick W. and Anna [Schoettler] Vollrath. She was raised on the family farm and educated in the Greenwood area, graduating from Greenwood High School in 1930. She attended Stevens Point Normal School for one year. She married Quinton Irvine on March 26, 1932, in Greenwood. They farmed in the town of Warner. She later finished her second year of education by attending night school and summer school. She taught in the rural schools for many years. They sold their farm in 1969 and bought a smaller farm just west of Greenwood. Her husband died on June 4, 1977, and she remained living at home until the time of her death. She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ and its Women’s Guild, and had many interests, but especially enjoyed spending time with her family, playing cards, reading, puzzles and gardening.
Survivors include one son, Victor [Marion] Irvine, Grafton; three daughters, Joan [Tim] Gruber, Greenwood, Jacqualine [Bob] Rogstad, Greenwood, and Dorene Wetzel, Jackson; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and one sister-in-law, Anna Vollrath.
Preceding in death were her parents; her husband; on granddaughter, Julie Ann Gruber; three sisters, Verna Abel, Erma Seibold, and Beatrice Liebzeit; and one brother, Phillip Vollrath.
Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association.
Cuddie Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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