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Dorothy M. Rueden

Dorothy M. Rueden Dorothy M. Rueden


Dorothy M. Rueden, 82, of Stetsonville, passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at Clark County Rehab, under the care of Promedica Hospice. A funeral service for Dorothy will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at Zion Lutheran Church in Stetsonville, with Pastor Richard Russow officiating. Visitation will take place at Zion Lutheran Church on Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 9 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m.

Dorothy was born on April 26, 1940 to Alvin and Gladys (Knorr) Rabehl in Beaver Dam. She graduated from Dorchester High School in 1958. She married Stanley John Bochanyin in 1958 and they were later divorced. She married Russell Rueden in 1979 and he preceded her in death in 2020.

Dorothy worked as a CNA at the hospital in Ladysmith, Presto Appliances in Eau Claire, The Alibi Bar, and purchased Jerkwater Bar in 1967, which she owned and operated until her retirement. In her spare time she enjoyed gardening, reading, playing card games such as 500 Rummy and Sheepshead. She played the accordion, piano, and organ. She also enjoyed trips with the RV and pontooning on Lake Solberg. She loved spending time with family.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Lee (Lindy) Bochanyin of Mosinee, Linda Reynolds of Athens, Luanne Mears of Ellabell, Ga., Lauri Moore of Stetsonville, Larry (Becky) Bochanyin of Ogema and Lois (John W.) Klimpke of Milan; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, Victor (Patti) Rabehl of Spirit Lake and Chris (Betty) Rabehl of Athens. Dorothy is further survived by other family and friends.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Stanley; second husband, Russell; siblings, Alvin Rabehl Jr. and Sharon Boehm.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Dorothy’s name may be given to Zion Lutheran Church.

Hemer-Pickerign Funeral & Cremation Services of Medford and Rib Lake is serving the family. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice. com.

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