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Romelle Dorshorst

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Roger Dorshorst

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Josephine Schuerman

F, b. July 14, 1903, d. March 31, 1963

Family: John George Dorshorst (b. April 25, 1899, d. December 30, 1945)

Biography

  • Birth: Josephine Schuerman was born on July 14, 1903 in Hay Springs, Sheridan Co, Nebraska.
  • Marriage: She and John George Dorshorst were married on September 26, 1921.
  • Death: Josephine Schuerman died on March 31, 1963, at age 59, in Madison, Dane Co, Wisconsin.

Donald J Dorshorst

M, b. October 3, 1922, d. October 12, 1992

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  • Birth: Donald J Dorshorst was born on October 3, 1922 in Hay Springs, Sheridan Co, Nebraska.
  • Death: He died on October 12, 1992, at age 70, in Columbus, Columbia Co, Wisconsin.

Elvira R Dorshorst

F, b. April 10, 1925, d. June 22, 2010

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Family: Gerald F Haberman (b. January 30, 1920, d. January 26, 1988)

Biography

  • Birth: Elvira R Dorshorst was born on April 10, 1925 in Hastings, Adams Co, Nebraska.
  • Death: She died on June 22, 2010, at age 85, in Lake Mills, Jefferson Co, Wisconsin.
  • Note: Elvira "Vera", age 85, has passed away after a two-year courageous battle of living with cancer. She died peacefully at her home on Tuesday.
    She was born to John & Josephine (Schuerman) Dorshorst. She had lived in the Lake Mills area most of her adult life. She married Gerald Haberman of Waterloo on March 9, 1943, in Cottage Grove. He died on Jan. 26, 1988.
    She had been employed at Hamlin, Inc. for over 24 years before retiring in 1992.
    She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Lake Mills.
    She enjoyed playing cards, especially Sheepshead and Euchre, doing puzzles, traveling, being on the farm, raising children, and playing with grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and, most recently, her great-great-granddaughter.
    Survivors include her six sons, four daughters, 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
    She also was preceded in death by three sons, Wayne in 1967, Phillip in 1977 and Danny in 1993; one daughter in infancy, Betty Lou; two brothers, Donald and Kenneth Dorshorst; and one sister, Patsy Pollard.

Gerald F Haberman

M, b. January 30, 1920, d. January 26, 1988

Family: Elvira R Dorshorst (b. April 10, 1925, d. June 22, 2010)

Biography

  • Birth: Gerald F Haberman was born on January 30, 1920.
  • Death: He died on January 26, 1988, at age 67.

Kenneth Dorshorst

M, b. September 9, 1939, d. May 31, 1952

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  • Birth: Kenneth Dorshorst was born on September 9, 1939.
  • Death: He died on May 31, 1952, at age 12.
  • Note: The death of a 12-year old Marshall boy in a tractor accident near Deerfield late Saturday afternoon and of a Madison woman earlier in the day brought the Wisconsin holiday death toll to six early today.
    The latest victim was Kenneth Dorshorst, Marshall, who was killed when a tractor he was driving at his brother's farm near Deerfield tipped over and crushed him.
    Young Dorshorst, son of Mrs. Josephine Dorshorst, Marshall, was driving the tractor on the Donald Dorshorst farm 5 miles east of Deerfield. The tractor apparently struck a barrel before tipping over, He was taken to a Deerfield physician's office but died there shortly after.
    The body was taken to the Sorenson funeral home, Marshall.
    Acting Dane County Coroner Samuel Morris said death was accidental and no inquest would be held.
    Surviving besides his mother are two brothers, Donald, Deerfield, and Francis, Deerfield; and seven sisters, Mrs. Alvira Haberman, Waterloo, Mrs. Delores Zelmer, in northern Wisconsin, Mrs. Joan Kessler, Cottage Grove, Norma Dorshorst, Deerfield, and Marilyn, Judith, and Patricia, all at home.
    [published in The Wisconsin State Journal; Sunday, June 1, 1952].

Delores Dorshorst

F, b. April 8, 1926, d. June 2, 2015

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Biography

  • Birth: Delores Dorshorst was born on April 8, 1926 in Rudolph, Wood Co, Wisconsin.
  • Death: She died on June 2, 2015, at age 89, in Marshfield, Wood Co, Wisconsin.

Francis Dorshorst

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JoAnn Dorshorst

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Norma Dorshorst

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Marilyn Dorshorst

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Judith Dorshorst

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Patricia Dorshorst

F, b. March 19, 1946, d. January 22, 2000

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Biography

  • Birth: Patricia Dorshorst was born on March 19, 1946.
  • Death: She died on January 22, 2000, at age 53.

Marnis Joseph Dorshorst

M, b. February 12, 1929, d. May 7, 1996

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Biography

  • Birth: Marnis Joseph Dorshorst was born on February 12, 1929.
  • Death: He died on May 7, 1996, at age 67.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Jacqueline A Dorshorst

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Family: Arthur Louis Ashbeck (b. November 2, 1928, d. August 21, 1978)

  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

Gerald B Dorshorst

M, b. February 10, 1943, d. November 13, 2000

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Biography

  • Birth: Gerald B Dorshorst was born on February 10, 1943.
  • Death: He died on November 13, 2000, at age 57.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America

James Lavern Dorshorst

M, b. August 1, 1947, d. December 27, 2013

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Family 2: Kathy Cepress

Biography

  • Birth: James Lavern Dorshorst was born on August 1, 1947.
  • Divorce: He was divorced.
  • Marriage: He was married in 1966.
  • Marriage: He was married on July 31, 1998.
  • Death: He died on December 27, 2013, at age 66.
  • Note: James Lavern Dorshorst, 66, of Wisconsin Rapids died Wednesday November 27th due to a traffic accident.

    Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Wednesday December 4, 2013 at Ritchay Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. The Rev. Daniel Bohn will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 PM on Tuesday December 3, 2013 at the funeral home and again from Noon till the time of services Wednesday. Burial will be held at Forest Hill Cemetery.

    Jim was born August 1, 1947 to Joseph and Loretta (Wyderen) Dorshorst. He married Diane (Tauschek) Trickle in 1966, they were blessed with one son Scott. This marriage later ended in divorce. Jim later married Kathy (Cepress) Schwake at a private ceremony on July 31, 1998.

    Jim worked at the Clark Chevrolet garage and the Polansky Buick garage in his earlier years before opening his own body shop, J&D Auto Body in 1976. Jim ran J&D Auto Body until Scott took over the business in 1993.

    During his retirement Jim was able to live his life. He spent many hours fishing and four wheeling with Kathy and also hunting with Scott and his special buddies at deer camp. Jim enjoyed spending many hours in the U.P. of Michigan on his annual fishing trip with Scott and the guys, and his many snowmobile adventures that he took with Scott and others traveling the U.P. Jim was an avid woodworker and made many items for family and friends. He enjoyed restoring muscle cars, especially the mustangs. Jim spent many hours on his cars and enjoyed his time doing so. He was part of the cruise club that enjoyed their weekly drives. He was also part of the Vesper snowmobile club and looked forward to getting together for their meetings and area rides.

    Jim is survived by his wife Kathy, son Scott (Carla) and their daughters Emma and Tanna all of Wisconsin Rapids. Jim is also survived by his step-children Renae (John) and their children Riyah and Payton of Rothschild, WI, Corey (Angie) Schwake and their children Easton and Kynley of Mt. Horeb, WI, Shelly (Tim) Martin and their children Haylee and Madelyn of Trevor, WI. Jim is further survived by his brother Gerald (Maryanne) of Wisconsin Rapids and his sisters Vina Brown of Wisconsin Rapids, Luella Ashbeck of Wisconsin Rapids and Jackie Ashbeck of Wisconsin Rapids. Jim is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

    Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Loretta, father-in-law Dominic Cepress, mother-in-law Violet Cepress and his brother Marnis "Sonny" Dorshorst.
  • Descendant of an Immigrant on: America