Obit: Pozega, Dorothy J. (1925 - 2010)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Pozega, Kottke, Olson, Binkley,
Obermeier, Pickett, Sessions, Atherton, Diercks
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) March 17, 2010
Pozega, Dorothy J. (17 May 1925 –11
Dorothy Pozega, 84, of Willard died
Thursday, March 11, 2010, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in
Dorothy was born May 17, 1925, at home in
Fairchild, the daughter of Andrew and Amanda (Kottke) Olson. She
was united in marriage March 4,1945, to Frank Pozega in
Neillsville. After getting married, Dorothy helped on the
farm and worked as a housewife, raising their children.
When she wasn’t working, Dorothy
enjoyed crocheting, embroidering, cooking, baking, canning and
shopping. And, her favorite place to eat was at Kentucky Fried
She is survived by her children, David (Sue) Pozega of Hugo, MN, Frank Pozega of Duluth, MN, Gary Pozega
and Larry Pozega of Willard, Duane (Pat) Pozega of Neillsville,
Tommy (Laurie) Pozega, and Ronny Pozega of Willard, Lori (Mike) Binkley of Glenwood City and Dawn Pozega of Willard; 14
grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; one brother, David (Carolynn) Olson of Fairchild; five sisters, Laura Obermeier and
Betty Pickett both of Wausau, Ida (Robert) Sessions of Athens,
Almeda Atherton of Black River Falls and Patricia (DuWane) Sessions
She was preceded in death by her husband,
Frank; a son Kenneth; and a daughter-in-law, Polly.
Funeral services for Dorothy were held at
1 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at the Gesche Funeral Home in
Neillsville with visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Burial was
in the Willard Cemetery.
Casketbearers were her grandsons: Jeremy
Pozega, Christ Pozega, Jason Pozega, Brent Diercks, Kevin and Kody
Online condolences may be made at
The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Dorothy’s family with funeral arrangements.
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