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Doris Estella Decker Brostrom
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Birth: May 10, 1915
Death: Aug. 5, 2009

Doris E. Brostrom, age 94, of Menomonie, WI died Wednesday, August 05, 2009 at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie.

The former Doris Estella Decker was born May 10, 1915 in Red Wing, MN to Richard H. and Estella A. (Fritze) Decker. She was baptized in the Methodist Church. Doris was raised by her grandparents Jacob and Mary Fritze in Red Wing, from the age of two (when her mother died) until the age of ten. She then moved to Dunn County to live with her father.

Doris married Carl Brostrom June 16, 1931 in Eau Claire, WI. Together they farmed for twenty years near Ridgeland and then moved to Menomonie. Doris worked in housekeeping at Memorial Hospital in Menomonie for 8 years. She also did babysitting and housekeeping and worked for Green Thumb and at the Senior Center.

Doris loved to garden and read and was an avid sewer. She and her husband also enjoyed spending several winters in Scottsdale, AZ. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

Doris is survived by:
Daughter, Nancy (Willie) Wilson of Menomonie
Two sons,
Virgil (Patricia) Brostrom of Sun City, AZ
Charles (Margaret) Brostrom of Menomonie
Six grandchildren; Thomas (Lela) Wilson, William (Susie) Wilson, Michael (Marilyn) Wilson, Julie Brostrom, Paul Brostrom and Arthur Brostrom
Great-grandchildren; Bradley (Michele) Wilson, Kristy Wilson, Jeanette Wilson, Brent Wilson, Jason Wilson, David Lewis and Andrew Lewis
Great-great-grandchildren; Shelby Wilson and Kendall Wilson
Nephews, William and Richard Creaser
And other relatives and friends

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Carl, great-great-grandson Kevin Wilson, a sister Eunice Creaser, brothers, Raymond Decker and Leonard Decker and a niece Natalie Amundson.

A special thank-you to the staff at the Dunn County Health Care Center for the wonderful care she received.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Monday, Aug. 10, 2009 at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie, with Pastor Don Gribble officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in the Town of Dunn, Dunn Co., WI. Visitation will be at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Monday.

To express condolences online, please visit obituaries at www.olsonfuneral.com 
 
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 Spouse:
  Carl Brostrom (1906 - 1980)
 
Burial:
Riverview Cemetery
Downsville
Dunn County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Rachel G
Record added: Oct 10, 2012
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Doris Estella <i>Decker</i> Brostrom
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Doris Estella <i>Decker</i> Brostrom
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