Dorothy J. DePriest
May 17, 1926- June 4, 2011
Dorothy J. DePriest of Waukesha died Saturday, June 4, 2011, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at age 85. She was born in Cumberland, WI on May 17, 1926 the daughter of Thorlough and Anna (nee Avery) Sutherland.
She graduated from Barron High School and on June 22, 1946, she married Lyle DePriest in Wood, who preceded her in death. Dorothy worked at the Waukesha County Home and then LindenGrove from 1976 until her retirement in 2006.
She will be sadly missed by her children, Sharon (Robert) Pugh of Waukesha, Dawn Paquette of Milwaukee, Dennis (Brenda) DePriest of Milwaukee, Shelly Sullivan of Milledgeville, Ga., and Tracy DePriest of Waukesha; her 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her sisters, Evelyn Ristow of Barron and Marlys (Delbert) Fankhauser of Stillwater, Minn., along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends and co-workers.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Lyle, she was preceded in death by her son, Marc DePriest; and her daughters, Sandra Bielke and Debbie and Patty Jo DePriest.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1:30 p.m. funeral service Thursday, June 9, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Burial will immediately follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.
For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.