Emory Dorn

Dorn, Emory D.

Emory D. Dorn, age 93, Hortonville, died on Saturday, December 1, 2012, at St. Joseph Residence, New London. Emory was born on March 31, 1919, in the Town of Ellington (Outagamie County) son of the late William and Laura (Schaumacher) Dorn. On October 5, 1940, he was united in marriage to Marion Wieseler. He owned and operated Dorn's Service in Hortonville for 39 years; retiring in 1981. He was a vital member of SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Hortonville. Emory served on the Hortonville Village board for countless years and was a lifelong member of the Hortonville Commercial Club. His favorite pastime was cutting, splitting and meticulously stacking wood.

Emory is survived by his children, Jerry Dorn and Patricia Steffen; daughter in-law, Linda Dorn; a brother, Edward (Elaine) Dorn. Grandchildren: Steve (Sharon) Dorn; Dave (Denise) Dorn; Bill (Pam) Dorn; Ellen (Bill) Evans; Paul (LeeAnn) Steffen; Scott (Lisa) Steffen; Christine (Jeff) Pollard; Carolyn (Steve Cutshall) Steffen; Jeff (Ann) Dorn and Greg (Erin) Dorn. He is further survived by 20 great grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Marion (51 years), son, James Dorn, brother, Ronald Dorn and sisters, Dorothy Beschta and Bernice Laux.

Funeral Mass for Emory will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Hortonville with Rev. Msgr. James Feely, Greg Layton and Deacon Ken Bilgrien concelebrating. Visitation will be held at the CHURCH on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 from 4-7:45 p.m. at which time a prayer service will be held. Visitation will held at the Church on Wednesday from 9-11 a.m. Interment will be held in the parish cemetery. Online condolences can be sent at www.borchardtmoderfuneralhomes.com

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church or Heartland Hospice

The family would like to thank the staff at Living Tree Estates, St Joseph Residence, and Heartland Hospice for their exceptional care. Also Special thanks to Dave & Denise Dorn for all their love and care over the past years.


Published in Appleton Post-Crescent from Dec. 2 to Dec. 3, 2012