Florence ‘Dolly’ Wetzel

Florence "Dolly" Wetzel, 89, passed away peacefully at her home in Garretson, S.D., on July 28, 2008.

She is survived by her children, Judy (Russell) Sesto, Pat (Dutch) Vande Slunt, Helen (Dave) Goronja, Jean (Louis) Sheffield and Vicki (Vern) Cobb; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; brother, Arthur White; and nieces, nephews and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Helen and Bertha; and husband, Bill.

Dolly and Bill were both members of the V.F.W.(A) and M.O.C.(A), holding not only local and district offices but offices at the state level as well. Dolly moved to South Dakota after Bill’s passing in 1994. She is now coming home, to be laid to rest with him, at Wood National Cemetery.

There will be a "sharing of memories" for family and friends from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Hampton Inn, 575 N. Barker Road, Brookfield.