Dorothy M. Neuhaus

Dorothy May Neuhaus, age 83, of Chilton, died on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Atrium Post Acute Care in Chilton.  She was born on May 9, 1935 in Gravesville, daughter of the late Edward & Margaret (Handy)  Bowe.  Dorothy married Harold Neuhaus in November of 1979 at Ebenezer UCC in Chilton.  

Dorothy worked through the school district of Chilton as a janitor and as a crossing guard at where she was a fixture at the corner of West Main Street and State Street.  

Although she never took a formal lesson in her life, Dorothy became a fine and entertaining pianist who never passed up an opportunity to tickle the ivory.    In her free time, she enjoyed tending to her vegetable garden and created delicious home cooked meals for her family to enjoy.  She possessed a sassy attitude and a kind heart who took great joy in the gift of her children’s children.  She treated her grandchildren as though they were her own kids and spoiled them beyond measure.

Survivors include her husband: Harold; her children: Elizabeth (Robin) Hansen, Evelyn Bowe, Pamela (John) Ziolkowski; 4 step children; 5 grandchildren: David Luchinski, Eric Luchinski, Richard Hostettler, Maria Hostettler & Ray Holz; and her 3 great grandchildren: Ethan Brady, Brian Luchinski & Audrey “Smartie” Luchinski.  She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; and her 8 brothers: Harold, Willard, Hank, Edward, Elmer, Robert, Donald & Louie. 

Funeral service will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at the Wieting Family Funeral Home (411 W. Main St.) in Chilton with Rev Michael Safford-Kennedy officiating.  Burial will follow in the Portland Cemetery.  Friends may call at the Wieting Family Funeral Home from 12:00 Noon until 2:00 pm when the service will begin.