Sylvia M <I>Femrite</I> Doerfer

Sylvia M Femrite Doerfer

Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 14 Jan 2014 (aged 85)
Oregon, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Fitchburg, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 123513080 · View Source
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OREGON/FITCHBURG - Sylvia M. Doerfer, age 85, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, in Fitchburg. She was born on July 13, 1928, in Madison, the daughter of Nels and Thenora (Springen) Femrite. She married Robert "Bud" Doerfer in 1947, and they shared 56 wonderful years together.

Sylvia enjoyed spending time with her family and friends at the farm. People always looked forward to coming to the farm for her feasts. Sylvia adored her family and was a doting Grandma and Great-grandma. She loved to travel, fish, bowl and go for Sunday drives with Bud.

Sylvia is survived by her daughters, Bonnie (Gerald) Jeranek, Shirley (William) Larsen and Karen (Bill Zander) Daily; granddaughters, Sharon Larsen, Julie (Aaron) Handwerker, Kate (Brian) Dzierzewski and Jodi (Erich Rambo) Jeranek, great-grandchildren, Zachary, Chelsea and Samuel Handwerker; and brothers, John (Carol) Femrite, Glen (Diane) Femrite; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; a son-in-law, Stuart Daily; a brother and sister-in-law, Nels (Therese) Femrite; a sister and brother-in-law, Mary (George) Knepler; and brother-in-law, Lloyd Doerfer.

Funeral Services will be held at GUNDERSON OREGON FUNERAL HOME, 1150 Park Street, Oregon at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday. A private burial will be held at a later date at Oak Hall Cemetery in Fitchburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Agrace HospiceCare. Sylvia's family wishes to extend a special thank you to; Janet, All Saints Assisted Living and Memory Care, Four Winds Manor and Agrace HospiceCare for the incredible care they gave Sylvia.


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  • Created by: northernpeach
  • Added: 16 Jan 2014
  • Find a Grave Memorial 123513080
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sylvia M Femrite Doerfer (13 Jul 1928–14 Jan 2014), Find a Grave Memorial no. 123513080, citing Oak Hall Cemetery, Fitchburg, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by northernpeach (contributor 47679409) .