Obit: Reisner, Dorothy E. (1923 - 2013)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Reisner, Dorst, Nowack, Hurtis, Graham, Dobeck, Myszka, Koppa, Kolpes, Hadler

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co, WI) 10/09/2013

Reisner, Dorothy E. (4 September 1923 - 1 October 2013)

Dorothy E. Reisner, 90, of Marathon, formerly of Clark County, died Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, under the care of Interim Hospice at Marathon Assisted Living.

She was born Sept 4, 1923, in Shortville in Clark County, Wisconsin, daughter of the late Clarence and Elsie (Dorst) Nowack. She married her first husband, Clarence Reisner and then her second husband, Edward Reisner. Both have preceded her in death.

Dorothy was a graduate of Granton High School. She was an active member of St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church in Marathon and was a member of the Ladies Aid. Among her favorite pastimes, she enjoyed making quilts, playing cares and spending time with her family.

Survivors include two sons, Roger (Jill) Reisner, Marathon and Rich (Linda) Reisner, Wausau; one sister, Darlene (Gilbert) Hurtis, Marathon; two step-children, Edward (Debbie) Reisner, Madison and Yvonne (Bob) Graham, Milwaukee; 11 grandchildren, Bill (Suprea) Reisner, Brad (Abby) Dobeck, Nicole (Wes) Myszka, Jon Reisner, Karie (Jeremy) Koppa, Mike (Amanda) Reisner, Wayne (Andrea) Graham, Jason (Diep) Graham, Michael Graham, Megan (John) Kolpes and Jessica Reisner; 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Besides her parents and both husbands, she was preceded in death by one sister, Muriel Nowack; an infant daughter, Doris Ann Reisner; and two granddaughters, Jennifer and Michelle Reisner.

Dorothy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will be deeply missed by all.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, Marathon, with visitation from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Rev. Jon Hadler officiated. Burial was in Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Granton.

Memorials may be directed to St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church, Marathon.

Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Marathon, assisted Dorothy’s family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at



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