Obit: Dorn, Mamie #2 (1883 - 1963)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

E-mail: dolores@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

 

Surnames: Dorn, Rondorf, Peterson, Buffington, Brumbaugh, Schwartz, Olson, Holt, Stevens, Voight, Benedict, Johnston, Sischo, Mortimer, Nelson, Zepplin, Doering

                       

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) October 10, 1963

 

Dorn, Mamie (6 February 1883 - 2 October 1963)

 

Funeral services were held Friday afternoon from the Myre Funeral Home in Loyal for Mrs. Archie Dorn, 80, who died October 2, in Owen. The Rev. Paul Doering of the Methodist Church officiated.  Burial was made in the York Center Cemetery.

 

Mrs. Dorn, the former Mamie Rondorf, was born February 6, 1883, in the Town of York.  She taught rural schools before her marriage to Archie Dorn on October 7, 1906, in Spokane, Wash.  They lived in Washington for several years before returning to the home farm in York.  They later moved onto a farm north of Loyal, and in 1935 they returned to a farm in the Town of York.

 

After the death of Mr. Dorn in 1957, Mrs. Dorn made her home with her children until three years ago, when she entered the County Hospital in Owen.

 

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Ansel (Lucille) Peterson of Marshfield; two sons, Dale of New Lisbon, and Lowell of Abbotsford. Other survivors are a brother, R. J. Rondorf of Mound, Minn.; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

 

Pallbearers were Stanley Stevens, Ed Voight, Rollie Benedict, Neil Johnston, Carl Sischo and George Mortimer.

 

Mrs. G. W. Nelson and Mrs. Paul Doering sang, "Abide with Me" and "Under His Wings" accompanied by Mrs. Byron Zepplin at the organ.  Royal Neighbors attended the service in a body.

 

Out of town people included: Mr. and Mrs. Dale Dorn, New Lisbon; Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Dorn, Robert and Linda, Abbotsford; Mr. and Mrs. Terry Dorn, Madison; Mr. and Mrs.  Ansel Peterson and family, Mr. and Mrs. William Rondorf, Mrs. Nora Buffington, and Mr. and Mrs. Don Brumbaugh, all of Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Rondorf, and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rondorf, all of Greenwood; Rella J. Rondorf, Mound, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Hilarius Rondorf, Shawano; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Schwartz, Coleman; and Kenneth Olson and Albert Holt of Neillsville.

 

 


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