Obit: Degenhardt, Dorothy E. (1919 - 2001)

Contact: Tom Poehlmann

Surnames: Degenhardt, Cherubini, Gilmore, Horner, Beaver, Bassett, Oakland, Schmitt, Daleness, Lebow, Jeske

---- Source: Tom Poelhmann Scrapbook

Degenhardt, Dorothy E. (5 JUL 1919 - 6 JUN 2001)

Dorothy E. Degenhardt, Milwaukee, died on Wednesday, June 6, 2001, at West Allis Memorial Hospital. Services were held at St. John the Evangelist in Milwaukee on Monday, June 11, 2001, and at St. Anthony's in Loyal (Clark Co., Wis.) on Tuesday, June 12, 2001. Dorothy was born and raised in Loyal, where she married Albert Degenhardt at St. Anthony's Church, Loyal, on Feb. 19, 1949. They moved to Milwaukee where they raised their family. She loved spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed volunteering at Clement Manor Retirement Home, participating in the Southside Old Settler's and Old Time Ball Players Association of Wisconsin.

Dorothy is survived by her loving husband Albert, her children, Douglas, Dennis and his wife Linda (Cherubini), Diane and her husband John Oakland, David and his wife, Doreen (Gilmore), Donna and Her husband Tom Poehlmann, and Doreen Horner. She is further survived by twelve grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, her sister Catherine Bauer, her brother John Beaver and her mother-in-law Gertie Degenhardt, as well as relatives and friends in Loyal. Her parents Mike and Alma (Bassett) Beaver, her sister Louise "Tudi" Schmitt, and her father-in-law Frank Degenhardt, preceded her in death. The pallbearers were her grandsons, Kyle, Corey and Joseph Oakland, Derek Degenhardt, Matthew and Samuel Horner, and Brian Degenhardt. The honorary pallbearers were her granddaughters Kimberly and Kerry Degenhardt, Danielle and Emilie Poehlmann, Allyse Degenhardt, additionally Kristi (Daleness) Oakland, Laura Lebow, and Jamie Jeske.

Schmidt and Bartelt Funeral Home of Milwaukee assisted the family with all arrangements.



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