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Dorothy Arlene Schmolesky

Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 10 Feb 2017 (aged 87)
Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 176230262 · View Source
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Dorothy Arlene Schmolesky entered eternal life, to be with her Savior, on February 10, 2017, at
St. Agnes Hospital.

She was born on September 12, 1929, in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, the daughter of Henry A. and Elsie T. (Salzwedel) Schmolesky.

She entered the Kingdom of God, through Holy Baptism, on September 29, 1929. She attended St. Paul's Lutheran School in North Fond du Lac and on April 18, 1943, she renewed the vows made at her baptism in the rite of confirmation. She graduated from Winnebago Lutheran Academy in Fond du Lac in 1947.

After special training, she became a Christian Day School teacher, serving five years at St. Paul's Lutheran School in Wonewoc, Wisconsin; five years at St. Peter's Lutheran School in Fond du Lac; and seventeen years at Luther Memorial School in Fond du Lac.

Dorothy was a charter member of Luther Memorial Church. She did office work in various places after her teaching ended. She was a volunteer for the Fond du Lac County Senior Dining Program. She was a member of the Lakeside Chapter of the Hammond Organ Society. Her greatest pleasure in life was music.

She is survived by her sister-in-law, Yvonne Schmolesky of North Fond du Lac; her niece, Debra (James) Bakken of Saint Peter, Minnesota, and their children, Jeremy and Donna; her nephew, Daniel (Terri) Schmolesky of Murrieta, California, and their children, Eiraina, Sienna, Aniesia, Kireana, Luchea, and Trajan; her niece, Dawn Schaefer of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, and her children, Logan, Jordan, and Lindsey; her niece, Diane Kieckbusch of Sussesx, Wisconsin; and also many friends.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, and her brother Arnold.

VISITATION: The visitation will be from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017, at Luther Memorial Church, 134 21st Street, Fond du Lac.

SERVICE: The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday at Luther Memorial Church with Rev. Neal Radichel officiating.

Burial will be in Estabrooks Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to Luther Memorial Church.

The family wishes to thank Family Care, especially Sharon and Linda, the daily caregivers; Adult Day Center, especially Sandy and Shelly; the staff of Fond du Lac County Senior Services; the staff at St. Agnes Hospital; and Pastor Neal Radichel. Special thanks to all the members of Luther Memorial Church, who have so graciously met Dorothy’s transportation needs for so many years.




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 176230262
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Arlene Schmolesky (12 Sep 1929–10 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176230262, citing Estabrooks Cemetery, Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by BELV (contributor 47020707) .