Dorothy L. Smith, 90, Marshfield, formerly of Loyal, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, at House of the Dove in Marshfield. Her funeral service was held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Life Tributes Funeral Home in Spencer, with Rev. Dan Zimmerman officiating. Dorothy was laid to rest on Monday, Sept. 9, in South Green Grove Cemetery in the town of Beaver in Clark County.
Dorothy Schuette was born on Dec. 19, 1928, on her home farm, the daughter of Walter and Lily (nee Raeck) Schuette. She married Donald Eugene Smith on April 10, 1948, at North Green Grove Parsonage. Sadly, Donald preceded her in death on Sept. 10, 2004. Together, they owned and operated a dairy farm for 31 years along with raising their children. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Loyal. Dorothy’s hobbies included sewing, going polka dancing, baking, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her children: Neil (Nancy) Smith, Lynn (Theresa) Smith, Lee (Mary) Smith, De Ann (Glen) Luepke, Dean (Connie) Smith, and Juleen (David) Kunze; her grandchildren; her great-grandchildren; and many other family and friends.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Donald; her grandson, Samuel; and her siblings: Elpha, Blanch, Irene, Connie, Eldred, Delbert and Carli.
A special thank you to mother’s “Angels” for the care she received at the House of the Dove.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that memorials in Dorothy’s name be directed to: House of the Dove, 1000 West 11th St., Marshfield, WI 54449.
Dorothy’s arrangements are under the care of Life Tributes Funeral Home-Spencer. Please visit www.lifetributesfuneralhome.com to share condolences.