Dorothy Siewert, 91, of rural Markesan,
died Monday, January 19, 2015 at Golden Living Center in Beaver Dam.
Dorothy was born March 9, 1923 in the
town of Marquette, Green Lake County, the daughter of Adolph G. and Jennie
Weckwerth Ebert. On September 30, 1939 she married Herbert Siewert in Kingston.
Dorothy and Herbert farmed in the Markesan area for many years and she also
cleaned homes. Dorothy is a member of County Line Lutheran Church in the town
of Fox Lake. She and Herbert enjoyed their travels to Florida, Mexico,
Colorado, and California. Playing cards with their friends was an important
part of their lives together. Dorothy enjoyed going to rummage sales, auctions,
and fishing. She enjoyed gardening, especially growing tomatoes and green peppers.
Dorothy is survived by two daughters: Janice
(Gary) Streekstra of Waupun and Karen (Bob) Anderson of Randolph; two sons: David
(Joan) Siewert of Randolph and Dennis (Karen) Siewert of Markesan; eight
grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; half-sister,
Geraldine Krueger; and sister-in-law, Jan Wegwerth.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her
husband, Herbert Siewert; sister, Evelyn Mielke; brother, Harold Ebert; three
step-brothers: Arnold Wegwerth, Art Wegwerth, and Herb Wegwerth; half-brother-in-law,
Verlyn Krueger; two grandchildren: Michael and Jeff Siewert; and
great-grandchild, Blake Streekstra.
Funeral services for Dorothy Siewert
will be held Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 11 a.m. at County Line Lutheran
Church in the town of Fox Lake with Rev. Bruce Engebretson officiating. Burial
will follow at Mackford Union Cemetery. Friends and relatives of Dorothy
Siewert may call on the family on Thursday at the church from 10 a.m. until the
time of service.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving
the family. Please visit our website at
www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send