Dorothy Ida Salfer


March 5, 1942 - Jan. 22, 2013



Dorothy Ida Salfer (nee Ott), 92, of Oconomowoc, passed into eternal life with her family at her side on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Dorothy is survived by her children Barbara (Thomas) Larson, James Salfer, Nancy (Ken) Maves and Diane (James) Zahn. Loving grandmother to Kim and Kristopher Maves. She is also survived by many other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 30 years George Salfer who was a decorated WWII veteran, daughter Janet Williquette, two brothers and three sisters.


In 1945, Dorothy met George Salfer while working at Western Union. In 1947, they were married and raised their family in Milwaukee where she retired from LM Berry in 1982. Dorothy enjoyed reading the bible and spending time with her family and friends.


A celebration of Dorothy's life will be held at Shorehaven, 3rd floor chapel, in Oconomowoc on Friday, January 25, 2013 at 12:30PM. Visitation for family and friends will take place from 11:30 AM until the time of the service.


In lieu of flowers, donations in Dorothy's name can be made to AngelsGrace Hospice.   Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For information, call 567-4457 or go to www.pagenkopf.com.