Dorothy M. Bemelburg
Aug. 1, 1930 –
Feb. 21, 2011
M. Bemelburg, 80, of Janesville, formerly of Pewaukee Lake, passed away
early Monday morning, Feb. 21, 2011, at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center
in Janesville, with her family at her side. She was born in Milwaukee on
Aug. 1, 1930, the only child of Joseph Urban and Emily Pietruszynski.
Dorothy worked as a CNA for Waukesha County for 25 years
and also as a typist for Bruce Publishing Co. in Milwaukee. In 1954,
Dorothy married Casey Bemelburg, who she met in Heidelberg, Germany, while
stationed in the U.S. Army after World War II. Dorothy moved to Janesville
to live with her daughter, Dee Lancour, in 1998. She enjoyed praying the
Rosary, gardening, caring for her beloved dog, Charlie, traveling,
reading, listening to Brewers games and watching Lawrence Welk. She was a
member of St. William Catholic Church in Janesville.
Dorothy is survived by her husband, Casey; her children,
Dee (David) Lancour and Marie Davis; her seven grandchildren, David
Lancour, Sarah Lancour, Rachel Lancour and Daniel Lancour and Michelle
(Kevin) Weber, Casey (Ashley) Davis and Corey Davis; and one
great-grandchild, Austin Weber.
Private family services will be held at St. William
Catholic Church, Janesville, and burial with full military honors will be
in the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Union Grove.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the humane
society in your area.
Schneider Apfel Schneider & Schneider Funeral Home,
608-754-4444, is assisting the family. For an online guest book and
condolences, visit www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com