Dorothy Theresa Witterholt


Dorothy Theresa Witterholt
October 7, 1931 - August 5, 2013


Dorothy T. Witterholt, age 81, passed away on Monday, August 5, 2013.

Dorothy was born in Illinois on October 7, 1931 the daughter of Steve and Josephine (Hawerman) Staszewski. She married the love of her life, Clarence Witterholt on April 17, 1948.

Dorothy will be remembered for her outgoing personality. Dorothy farmed with her husband Clarence all her life. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and playing cards. She brought pleasure to those lives she touched. Most of all she taught us the importance of family.

Dear mother of “Pete” Clarence (Sue) of Black Creek, Bill (Jen) of Seymour, Diane (Al) Harding of Whitewater, Elaine (Ken) Lackowski of Bowler, and Josie (John) Kurtz of Bonduel. Cherished grandmother of Cassie (Mike) Caler, Lindsay (Jason) Ard, Amanda (Justin) Schmidt, Peter (Melissa) Witterholt, Alexis and Dakota Witterholt, Jack (Beth) Harding, Scott (Carlin) Harding, Jaime (Jeff) Ramlow, Lisa (Steve) Schmitt, Jeff (Beth) Walters, Mark (Lynn) Walters, April Kent, Dawn Szulzewski, Jodi (Jesse Wnuk) Kurtz, and Jake (fiancé Brittany Hugo) Kurtz. Dorothy is further survived by 31 great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law Rosella Houk and Sylvia Witterholt, brother-in-law Jerry (Joann) Witterholt, many other relatives and dear friends.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Clarence, sisters, Phyllis Suchorski and Joanne Staszewski, and dear sister-in-laws Lucille Witterholt and Iola Witterholt. Brother-in laws Elmer and Joseph Witterholt and Paul Houk

Visitation will on Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. at Haase Lockwood &Associates Funeral Homes 320 W. Main St. Palmyra, WI. Mass of Christian Burial for Dorothy will follow at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at St. Mary’s Parish 919 W. Main St. Palmyra, WI with Father Brian Wilk officiating. Burial will be at the parish cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special “thank you” to John & Cindy Vandenberg and Jackie Chance for the wonderful care they gave Dorothy. Your tender loving care inspired us all.

For on online guest registry: Arrangements completed by Haase Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes Palmyra 262-495-2127.