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Dorothy S "Dot" Fanning Dockhorn
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1919
Johnstown
Rock County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 2011
Janesville
Rock County
Wisconsin, USA

Dorothy S. "Dot" Dockhorn, age 92, of St. Elizabeth's Nursing Home, and formerly of Milton, WI, passed away on March 26, 2011. She was born February 22, 1919 on the family farm in Johnstown, the daughter of John J. Fanning and Anna (Manogue) Fanning. She was the last surviving member of the Fanning family. She graduated in 1938 from Milton Union High School and Whitewater Teachers College and taught for a few years in Rock County prior to her marriage to F. V. "Doc" Dockhorn on New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, 1943 in Douglas, Arizona where he was stationed in the service. After returning to Wisconsin, they owned the Village Gardens in Footville, the Cliff Lodge in Indianford, and Dockhorn Realty business from where she retired in 1969. Dot and Doc then moved to Casa Grande, Arizona residing in the valley of the sun for over 35 years. Her husband preceded her in death in 1996. Dorothy returned to the Milton area in 2004 where she was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. She spent much of her time golfing and continued golfing until she was 90. She also enjoyed shopping, road trips and going out to eat. Many nieces, nephews, friends, and a sister-in-law, Marg Kettle, survive her. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, her four sisters: Helen Knopes, Dell Cullen, Mary O'Leary and Margaret Benedict and three brothers: William, Raymond and John "Cud" Fanning. A Mass of Christian Burial March 29, 2011 at ST. MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, Milton with Msgr. James Uppena officiating. Burial in Saint Mary Cemetery. Janesville Gazette March 28. 
 
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 Parents:
  John James Fanning (1878 - 1942)
  Anna Manogue Fanning (1875 - 1958)
 
 Siblings:
  Helen Veronica Fanning Knopes (1907 - 2003)*
  Elizabeth Regina Fanning Cullen (1912 - 1994)*
  Mary Alice Fanning O'Leary (1914 - 2006)*
  John D. Fanning (1916 - 2001)*
  Dorothy S Fanning Dockhorn (1919 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Mary Cemetery
Milton
Rock County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Sue
Record added: Mar 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67560674
Dorothy S Dot <i>Fanning</i> Dockhorn
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 Added: Mar. 28, 2011
 
 
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