Obit: Carpenter, Doris M. (1929 – 2012)


Surnames: Carpenter, Feddick, Genrich, Chapman, Fenske, Ludwig

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, WI) 10/22/2012

Carpenter, Doris M. (4 JUN 1929 – 20 OCT 2012)

Doris M. Carpenter, age 83, of Abbotsford, passed away Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Ministry St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at St. Bernard's Catholic Church in Abbotsford. Father Dan Hackel will officiate. A visitation will be held Tuesday, October 23 from 4 to 8 PM at the Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford. In addition, visitation will be held Wednesday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until time of services.

Doris was born June 4, 1929 in the Town of Little Black to Henry and Marie (Feddick) Genrich. She lived at the Feddick farm stead for a few years and then lived in Dorchester till her marriage to Clarence "Carpy" Carpenter on August 18, 1954 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Dorchester.

After graduation from Dorchester High School in 1947 she worked in Wausau at Employers Mutual for a couple years, and then moved back to Dorchester where she went to work for Danielson Dry Cleaners, then at Ben Franklin in Abbotsford for close to 40 years.

She resided in Abbotsford since her marriage in 1954, till her death.

Doris was a member of St. Bernard's Catholic Church and member of the Alter Society and Ladies Foresters. She enjoyed reading, sewing, traveling with her daughter, and was an avid bowler.

Doris survived by her daughter, Mary Carpenter, her sisters, Blanche (Genrich) Chapman and Beverly (Genrich) Fenske, and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Doris is preceded in death by her husband, Clarence "Carpy" Carpenter, her mother and father, Henry and Marie Genrich, and twin sister, Dora (Genrich) Ludwig.

The Maurina Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made to



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