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“Our condolences from members of Fox Valley Sheet Metal Club. (Local #18), and all the retired members of (Local #18). Earl was a charter member of...Read More »
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“Hi, I'm sorry to read about Dorthy passing. She was one of my favorite weekly clients at the beauty shop (Comfort Hair Designers). Always pleasant...Read More »
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“May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. ”
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“Sending you our deepest sympathy..... ”
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“Hi Mary and Paul- It was so sad to hear about your mom passing. We will so miss seeing your mom at Thanksgiving and Christmas. I was so glad when...Read More »
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2017 with great grandkids Ellie and Bennett
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2016 at summer VNA picnic
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2013 with 3 generations at Mary's
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Wedding Photo
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2013 with Katy
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2013 with Paul
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2015 with Lucas
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2013 with John and Midge
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2005 at Mary's house with Grant and Eric
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Photo Ma sent Dad during World War II
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2004 with Earl in their living room
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2005, at Mary's with Tim and Grant
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April 2012 in Mary's living room with Tim
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2007 with Steve
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Fish Fry with the grandsons
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Early Christmas 1999
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Earl, Dorothy, Tom, Jack
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Dorothy (oldest) with siblings Midge and Jack; Mother Margaret
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Dorothy Grade, one day shy of 97, passed this Monday. She was born to Joseph and Margaret and married for over 61 years to Earl. Her memory continues with the love and pride of her children: Mary(Steve) and Paul(Katy); her grandchildren: Eric(Rhiana), Tim(Rebecca), and Grant. They all look forward to sharing great grandmother stories to Lucas, Lainey, Bennett, and Ellie. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, husband Earl, son Tom, brother Jack(Sally), and sister Midge(John). She is survived by her sister-in-law Grace(Dave, deceased) and over two dozen nieces and nephews. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Menasha, and enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, word games, and being an at-home Jeopardy contestant. For the last three decades she kept up with far flung family members via desktop and then tablet computers. Blessed with amazing recall, she was the go to resource for all things relative. The funeral service for Dorothy will be held at 4:00 PM on Wednesday, January 24 at WICHMANN-LAEMMRICH FUNERAL HOME (312 Milwaukee St., Menasha). Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM until the time of service. Interment will be at St Joseph Cemetery in Appleton. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the wonderful, loving, and supportive caregivers at Valley VNA, especially Raiza, along with the tireless ThedaCare HomeCare team.