Dorothy Irene Kolasch, from Evansville, Wisc.

EVANSVILLE, Wisc. — Dorothy Irene Kolasch passed away at her residence.

Visitation will be held Saturday, August, 15, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., and memorial at 2 p.m., at Ward Huntly Funeral Home in Evansville.

There will be limited seating due to Covid-19.Meal will be at Creekside Place in Evansville following the service. Please RSVP to Tonyand Anne on attendance for meal.

The graveside service will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Aberdeen, on a later date.

Dorothy was baptized and cofirmed at a Lutheran Church in Bowdle. Dorothy graduated 8th grade at a small colony school near Bowdle. She went to a Lutheran Boarding School in Mobridge, and graduated in 1947.

From there she went to a teaching college for one year in New Ulm, Minn. She taught grade school for one year in Lacrosse, Wisconsin.

Dorothy went on to marry Norman in June, 1950. They moved to Galena, Ill., and started their family. From there they moved to Lena, Ill. Then they moved to Ellendale.

In between these moves they had 10 children. In June of 1969, they moved to Boise, Idaho. Then they moved to northern Idaho and Washington and back to North Dakota.

In late October of 2004, Norman had a near fatal fall in the house and was later moved to a nursing home in Huron, where their daughter Karen lived.

Dorothy lived in Huron until October 2011, when she then moved to Evansville, Wisc., to live with her youngest son, Tony and his wife, Anne. Anne is a RN.

Dorothy enjoyed writing stories, poems, singing, and playing guitar, being with family and kids, grandkids, great-grandkids, and great-great-grandkids. But above all she loved her Lord and Savior.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Barbie (Rick), Nyna (Steve), Bruce (Reba), Karen (Dale), Connie, Tami (Paul), Tim (Roxie), Tony (Anne). Also, she left three siblings; grandchildren, great-and great-great grandchildren; and many nephews; and nieces.

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