Kufner, Dorothy C.
Age 76, passed away after a long battle with Leukemia at Cherry Meadows Hospice in Appleton on Wednesday, September 9, 2009. She was born on May, 16, 1933 the daughter of the late Bjarne and Dorothy (Christensen) Reitan. Dorothy attended Kaukauna Teacher's College and graduated from U.W. – Oshkosh. She taught for 33 years at Jansen in Combined Locks and Westside Elementary in Kimberly. Dorothy was a Brewers and Packers fan. She enjoyed polka music, sewing, stamp- collecting and spending time with her friends.
Dorothy is survived by her children: Cynthia Hoppe of Appleton, Linda (Bruce) Ver Kuilen of Appleton, and Anthony Kufner of Green Bay; grandchildren: Christopher Thiel, Jeremy (Rachael) Thiel, Justin Kohl, Jesse Hoppe and Joshua (Nicole) Hoppe; 5 great-grandchildren; brother, Winston (Karol) Reitan of Collins, IA; and step-daughter, Karen (Jerry) Englebert.
The funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2009 at ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH, 912 N. Oneida St., Appleton. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.
Linda extends a very special thank you to the staff and volunteers, at Cherry Meadows for their wonderful care.
A memorial fund is being established in Dorothy's name.
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 North Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
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