Margaret Dobiash

Dobiash, Margaret A.

Margaret A. Dobiash, age 95, of Milwaukee, formerly of 508 Oak Street, Manitowoc, entered eternal life on January 11, 2013 in Milwaukee.

Margaret was born on June 25, 1917 in Milwaukee, WI. She was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth Pinter Gorecki. On November 20, 1941 she married Donald F. Dobiash in Milwaukee. He preceded her in death on September 20, 1990. Margaret had been an active member of the former Holy Innocents Catholic Church and the Christian Women of Holy Innocents. She had been a member of the Manitowoc Senior Center and Two Rivers Senior Center and was also an active volunteer for the Zoological Society, the Capital Civic Center and the Manitowoc Senior Center.

Dear mother of Albert (Sandra) Dobiash, Bayfield, CO; Susan Herb, Germantown; Patrick (Bonnie) Dobiash, Conroe, TX; Donna Ferrell, Horicon, WI; proud grandma of seven grandchildren: Milessa (Christopher) Kaufmann, Jason (Nicole) Chase-Dobiash, Jessica (Evan) Mohr, Katie Dobiash, Rick Herb, Michael and Patrick Ferrell; seven great grandchildren; two brothers: John (Bea) Gorecki and Albert (Ida) Gorecki, Milwaukee; one sister: Eleanore Heitman, Sussex; brother-in-law: Walter Hirtz, Milwaukee; other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her parents, husband, 3 sisters: Gladys, Alice and Ruthie; son-in-law: Michael Ferrell.

Funeral services 11:00 Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 at Alexian Village, Chapel of the Holy Spirit, 9301 N. 76th St., Milwaukee, WI. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Joe Jagodensky, burial at Holy Cross Cemetery, Milwaukee. The family will receive relatives and friends on Monday at the Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Alexian Village from 9:30 to 11:00. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate memorials to the Alexian Scholarship Fund.

The Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home, 628 North Water St., Manitowoc, WI is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

Funeral Home

Harrigan Parkside Funeral Home & Crematory
628 North Water Street Manitowoc, WI 54220
(920) 682-0346

Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Jan. 13, 2013