Dorothy M. Foat

June 28, 1940 - Aug. 17, 2006

Dorothy M. Foat, 85, a beloved mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006, at Howard Young Memorial Medical Center in Woodruff.

Dorothy was born May 27, 1921, in North Prairie, the daughter of Frank and Emma Hengen. Her early life and schooling were in North Prairie. On June 28, 1940, she married Henry J. Foat in Dubuque, Iowa. Dorothy worked as a housekeeper for Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, for Woolworth’s in Waukesha and for Amron Corp. in Waukesha until her retirement. She was a member of the First Congregational Church in the town of Genesee and the Machinists Union for 50 years.

She is survived by her daughter, Sherry (Michael) Casey of Tomahawk; grandchildren, Douglas (Julie) Doughty of Waukesha, Jamie (Jason) Treml of Butternut and Scott (Tammy) Casey of Park Falls; great-grandchildren, Ryan and Megan Doughty, Makayla and Ashley Casey and Chase Treml; brother, Frank Hengen of Milwaukee; son-in-law, Timothy Doughty of Park Falls, and his children, Wendy and Tami; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Henry; and her daughter, Nancy Doughty.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until the 6 p.m. memorial service Sunday, Aug. 20, at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Park Falls. The Rev. Henry Boynton will officiate. Internment will take place at a later date at Prairie Home Cemetery in Waukesha.

Novitzke Funeral Home,(715) 762-3287, is handling the arrangements.