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Dorothy A. Wenzel

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Dorothy A. Wenzel Obituary
Wenzel, Dorothy A

Dorothy A. Wenzel, 92 formerly of Stratford died on Thursday morning, August 21, 2014 at Pine Ridge Assisted Living in Colby.

Funeral services will be 11am Saturday, August 23, 2014 at St. John's Lutheran Church (High Steeple) in Edgar with Rev. Jeffrey Lambrecht officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery alongside her husband.

Visitations will be on Saturday at the church from 9:30am until time of services.

Sauter/Rembs Funeral Home in Stratford is assisting the family.

Dorothy was born on June 5, 1922 in Seneca, WI to Anthony and Nancy (Holmes) Kautman.

She attended schools in Madison and Withee, WI. Prior to her marriage, she worked at the Medford Laundry and Hurd's Millworks.

She was united in marriage to Eldred A. Wenzel on August 14, 1943 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Medford. They farmed 43 years in the Town of Frankfort until Eldred's death on July 31, 1986.

After the death of Eldred, she continued to live on the farm until moving to Stratford in 1992.

Dorothy was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, its Ladies Aid, Franklin H.C.E. and very active with the quilting group at her church.

She is survived by two daughters Gloria (Joe) Cornelius of Athens, Darla (Randy) Syring of Edgar; two sons Loren E. Wenzel and Erlan (Tammy) Wenzel both of Marshfield; 9 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. She is further survived by her sister, Alice Rindt of Stetsonville.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her grandson Lewis Wenzel, 7 sisters and 2 brothers.

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Published in the Wausau Daily Herald on Aug. 22, 2014
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