Dorothy M. Patzer

March 30, 1923 - April 12, 2009

Dorothy M. Patzer, 86, of Waukesha and formerly of Antigo, was born in Wisconsin on March 30, 1923, and passed away on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2009.

She was an active member of the Evangelical and Reformed United Church of Christ in Waukesha. She was an avid cook, flower arranger and lifelong golfer.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Arleigh.

She is the loving mother to Richard (Stella) and Jack (Michael) Patzer; dear grandmother of Derek Patzer, Jodi (Chuck) Emery, James (Heather) Patzer, Jeffrey (Jennifer) Patzer, David (Sandra) Reyma and Natalie (Ross) Santos; great-grandma of David, Joey, Maggie, Danielle, Lauren and Matthew; and also is survived by her sister, Cellia Joyce, and other relatives and friends.

A memorial gathering will be held from 6 p.m. until the 7 p.m. memorial service Friday, April 17 at the Evangelical and Reformed United Church of Christ, 413 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the LindenGrove Foundation would be appreciated.