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Obituary for Dorothy A. Engelhardt
Dorothy Ann Engelhardt, age 79, resident of Milltown Township, died Monday, June 22, 2009, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, MN. Dorothy was born March 24, 2930 in Milwaukee, WI to William and Elina Apel. She was raised in the Bay View area of Milwaukee. She attended Bay View High School, and attended Milwaukee Teacher College, now part of U.W. Milwaukee. After two years, she went to work at Northwestern Life Ins. Co. On April 26, 1952, she married Philip and moved to Lake Charles, LA. Two years later they returned to the Milwaukee area. During that time she was active in the Oak Creek Womens’ Club, a den-mother for her son’s Cub Scout troop, and worked various part-time jobs. She loved to sew and do counted cross-stitch. An excellent seamstress, Dorothy made clothing for herself, her children, and later, her grandchildren. Her completed cross-stitch pieces will always be cherished by the family and friends she made them for. In 1992 Dorothy and Phil moved to the town of Milltown. She became active with Milltown Lutheran Church; a member of WELCA and various other church activities. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Jeane Rotta; and brother-in-law, Ken. Dorothy is survived by her husband, Philip; daughter, Gail Chartrand and husband John; and her son, Mark and wife Merlyn; 6 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at Milltown Lutheran Church on Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. Time for visiting with the family will begin at 1:00 p.m. Pastor Danny Wheeler will be officiating. Memorials preferred to Milltown Lutheran Church. Rowe Funeral Home of Luck, WI, was entrusted with arrangements. For information call 715-472-2444.