Dressen, Dorothy Margaretha


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Williams, John

Dressen, Dorothy Margaretha 1

  • Born: Jul 7, 1872, Heide, , Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
  • Marriage: Williams, John on May 3, 1890 in New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA
  • Died: Oct 8, 1956, Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA at age 84

bullet   Another name for Dorothy was Dora.


bullet  General Notes:

Sheboygan Press: Tuesday October 9, 1956 Mrs. Dorothy Dietsch, 84 Elkhart Lake, widow of the late John Dietsch died at Memorial Hospital, Sheboygan, Monday evening. She was taken to the hospital Sunday for treatment. She was born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, on July 7, 1872, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Dressen. At the age of 8 she moved with her parents to New Holstein. She married John Williams who died in 1912. She married John Dietsch who died last year. For the past 15 years she lived at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Alfred Raeder, Elkhart Lake. A lover of flowers, her garden was a a showplace in Elkhart Lake. Persons from the surrounding area drove to the home to view the garden during the summer. She worked in the garden Saturday. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Alfred (Amanda) Raeder, Elkhart Lake, and Mrs. Wallace (Elsa) Lenz, Denver; and two sons, Clemens Williams New York, and Milton Williams Sheboygan; two sisters, Mrs. John Williams and Mrs. Joe Williams, both of Sheboygan; one brother, Herman Dressen of North Dakota; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She was preced in death by three sisters, one brother, and a son, Ben. Funeral services will be conducted Friday at 2 p.m. at the Community Ev. and Reformed Church, Elkhart Lake, by the Rev. Paul A. Olm. Burial will be in the Elkhart Lake Cemetery. Friends may call at the Raeder Funeral Home from Thursday noon until 11 a.m. Friday and at the church until the time of services.


bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Alt. Birth, Jul 17, 1872.


Dorothy married John Williams, son of Johannes Gerhardt Willems and Klara Mayer, on May 3, 1890 in New Holstein, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA. (John Williams was born on Mar 17, 1860 in Russell, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA, died on May 4, 1912 in Elkhart Lake, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA and was buried in Elkhart Lake, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA.)



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