Dolores passed away on November 7, 2017 at the age of 94 in the presence of her family. She was born on July 24, 1923 in Navarino, Wisconsin to Henry and Nettie Westgor. Dee worked as a beautician with her sister Cece prior to her marriage. Dee was joined in marriage to Wilmer “Bill” Witt on June 7, 1947 at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawno, Wisconsin. Together they spent 61 loving and devoted years until Bill’s death In December of 2008.
Dee is survived by her son Randy (Barbara) Witt of Madison, Wisconsin, grandchildren Julie (David) Umhoefer of Oregon, Wisconsin, Stephen (Lindsey) Witt of Newnan, Georgia, and Jennifer Haley of Oregon, Wisconsin and great grandchildren Jackson, Alexander, and William Umhoefer, Tyler, Dylan, and Cole Witt, and Reese and Reid Haley. She was preceded in death by her husband Wilmer, her parents Henry and Nettie Westgor, and her sisters Jo, Cece, and Phyllis.
Dee’s family would like to thank the Touchmark Assisted Living Staff, especially Sandy and Emily for the dedicated and loving care they gave our mother. We would also like to thank Mike and Nancy Schmidt who helped Dee immensely when her family could not be in Appleton. We would also like to mention and thank Carla for her visits with Dee, Ashley for her caring service to Dee on Wednesdays, and Janet Mahr, Dee’s best friend, for her true friendship and devotion.
Visitation will be held at Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church, 530 West Parkway Boulevard, on Friday November 10, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. Funeral services at 11:00 AM with Reverend Mark Henke presiding. Interment to follow at Highland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church in Dolores’s name are appreciated.
Dee was a classy lady who touched a lot of lives. We will miss our weekly visits and daily phone calls between mother and son. She leaves a legacy of delicious desserts that will continue with her family. She enjoyed playing bridge, time with friends and time with her family. Dee also volunteered as a Pink Lady at Appleton Memorial Hospital. Dee was an amazing mother and grandmother who enjoyed a wonderful life and is now in the arms of her Lord and Savior.