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Doris Leiteritz Obituary
Leiteritz, Doris M.

Doris M. Leiteritz, age 85, a resident of Country Side Manor, Sheboygan, died on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Country Side Manor, Sheboygan.

Doris was born on February 2, 1928 and was a graduate of Sheboygan Central High School with the class of 1946. On April 19, 1947 she married Milton C. Leiteritz at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Sheboygan. Doris and Milton were the 4th generation of owners and operators of a dairy farm in the Cleveland area. She was a past member of the Manitowoc County Homemakers and St. John and St. Peter Lutheran Church Ladies Aid of Cleveland.

Survivors include three sons and two daughters-in-law: Tod and Diane Leiteritz, Cleveland, Jay and Ann Leiteritz, Newton, Brian Leiteritz, WI; six grandchildren: Kristin Leiteritz and Megan Leiteritz, Stephanie (Joseph) Gorgas Sr., Steven Leiteritz, Dusti (Justin) Spagel, Brian (Tiffany) Leiteritz Jr.; nine great-grandchildren: Joseph Jr., Mackenzie and Dominic Gorgas, Taylor Leiteritz, Anthony, Kadin, Khoury and Braden Spagel, Andrew Leiteritz; two sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law: Dorothy Erdmann, Manitowoc, LaVerne and Harlan Albrecht, Kiel. Nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her step father and mother: Charles and Letha (Rucker) Otto; three brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law: Herbert Erdmann, Willard and Fern Leiteritz, Gertrude and George Van de Loo.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the Pfeffer Funeral Home, 928 South 14th Street, Manitowoc. Officiating at the service will be Pastor Kim Henning with burial to follow at Kassa Cemetery in Centerville, WI.

The family will greet relatives and friends on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at the Pfeffer Funeral Home, 928 South 14th Street, Manitowoc, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers a memorial will be established in Doris' name.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting

The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Hancock and the staffs of Country Side Manor and Grace Hospice of Sheboygan for the compassionate care given to Doris.

Published in Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter on Feb. 18, 2013
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