Dorothy C. Holz, 95, beloved mother and grandmother of Appleton passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at Heartwood Homes.
Dorothy was born on February 3, 1917 in Greenville to Harry and Esther (Maves) Schroeder. She married Harry Holz on June 16, 1938, and together they celebrated over 60 years of marriage until his death on January 17, 2000. Dorothy was a loving and devoted farm wife and enjoyed cooking and sewing. Her apple pies and later in life her English toffee will always be remembered. She was very active in the Faith Community United Methodist Church and was also a pianist. Dorothy and Harry enjoyed traveling throughout the county visiting relatives. She also was an avid genealogist and stamp collector. Dorothy will always be remembered by her grandchildren for her wonderful hugs.
Dorothy is survived by her children Sandra (Richard) Conover of Waupaca, and their children, Cindy (Henry) Yacek and their son Daniel of Richmond, Kentucky; son Daniel (Linda) Holz of West Des Moines, Iowa, and their children, Kimberly (Robert) Squires and children, Chandler and Anne of Middleton, Lisa (Adam) Thompson and her step-sons Luke and Nicholas of San Diego, California; her daughter Nancy (Jerome) Buman of Kiel, and children Lynn (Benjamin) Wessel of West Allis, and Stacy (Scott) Schweitzer and children Cassandra and Jenna of Kiel, her sister, Irene Holz, Appleton; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Harry, brothers and sisters Eleanor (Milton) Wussow, Vera (Milton) Holz, Nelda (Myron) Leitzke, Walter Schroeder, Harold (Germaine) Schroeder, and her brothers and sisters-in-law Hazel (Wilbur) Lohrenz, Ruth (Lester) Peters, Milton (Vera) Holz and Mabel (Henry) Lohrenz.
The funeral service for Dorothy will be held on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the FAITH COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, N1966 Julius Road, Greenville, with Rev. Don Olm officiating. A time of visitation will be held on Monday from 9:30 AM until the time of the service at the church. Interment will be in the Highland Memorial Park.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com. Memorials may be made to Faith Community United Methodist Church. The family would like to thank the staff at Rennes, Renaissance, Heartwood Homes and Ascera Care Hospice for everything they have done for Dorothy.
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior St.
Appleton, WI 54911