Tomac, Dorothy M. (1921 - 2001)







----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 08/29/2001

Tomac, Dorothy M. (1921 - 2001)

Dorothy M. Tomac, 80, Altoona, formerly of Greenwood, Clark County, died on Friday, Aug. 24, 2001, at the Oakwood Villa Nursing Home, Altoona.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Greenwood. The Rev. Joseph Follmar officiated. Burial followed in the Parish cemetery. Pallbearers were Nancy Gregorich, Millie Humke, Betty Rondorf, Elaine Nigon, Kathy Nigon, Audrey Gregorich and Sandy Bruesewitz.

Dorothy Marie Wickersham was born on July 19, 1921, in Placerville, Calif., to James and Ava D. (nee Ross) Wickersham. She attended school in California. She married Joseph John Tomac on Oct. 5, 1940, in Placerville. They farmed in the town of Eaton (rural Greenwood) until 1962, when he became an iron worker and they traveled the country. In 1984, they retired and moved back to Greenwood. Her husband died in 1994 and she continued to live on their farm, caring for her cats and dogs, enjoying shopping with her friends, and time with her family. Two years ago, she suffered a stroke and entered the nursing home in Altoona. She resided there until her death. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and its St. Ann's Society.

Survivors include two sons, Joseph (Heddie) Tomac, Crystal Lake, Ill., and Greg (Jean) Tomac, Eau Claire and seven grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Tomac one son, John Tomac and three brothers, Roy, Morris, and Dave Wickersham.

Cuddie Funeral Home of Greenwood assisted the family with arrangements.



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