FOX LAKE – Myrtle A. "Myrt" Dorband, 79, of Fox Lake and formerly of Wonder Lake, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Golden Living Center – Heritage Square in Greendale, Wis.|
She was born Nov. 19, 1933, to Fritz and Eleanor (Wargin) Farner. She was married to Charles Dorband on Sept. 11, 1954. He died Dec. 25, 2010.
Myrt moved to Fox Lake from Wonder Lake, where she and her husband lived for more than 21 years. Before Wonder Lake, they were residents of Half Day and enjoyed spending winters in Fort Myers, Fla. Prior to retiring, Myrt helped run their family business, Chuck Dorband Topsoil.
Myrt enjoyed playing golf, gardening, bowling and playing cards. She was a member of the Women's Club of Wonder Lake. In addition, Myrt was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister who will be deeply missed.
Survivors include four children, Denise (Brian) Majewski of Racine, Wis., Doreen (Doug) Peterson of Crystal Lake, Leonard Dorband of Hainesville and Dana Dorband of Muskego, Wis.; eight grandchildren, Steven (Shawn) Majewski, Mark (Cherri) Majewski, Kaitlynn Majewski, Kyle, Kelsey and Kody Peterson, David (Krista) Dorband, and Gregory Dorband; a great-grandchild, Paige (Bryan) DeWald; a sister, Judy (the late David) Kruckenberg of Virginia; a brother, Thomas Farner of Wheeling; and many nieces and nephews.
The visitation will be from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry. A brief service will be at 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Her family would like to thank the caring staff at Golden Living in Greendale, Wis., for their excellent care.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may send the family an online condolence message.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Jan. 31, 2013