Dorothea A. (nee Doehring) Karpinsky

Funeral services will be held for Dorothea A. (nee Doehring) Karpinsky of Mequon at 11 a.m. today, Dec. 11, at Trinity Lutheran Church of Freistadt, 10729 W. Freistadt Road, in Mequon.

Dorothea was born to eternal life on Friday, Dec. 7, 2007 at the age of 90.

Visitation was held on Monday at the funeral home. A second visitation will be held today, at the church, from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.

Burial will take place at the church cemetery following the funeral service.

The Schramka-Densow Funeral Home in Thiensville is serving the family.

Dorothea was the beloved wife of the late John F. Karpinsky; the dear mother of John R. (Georgene), Roy (Kathleen), the late Ronald, Susan (Greg) Ernst and Gary (Jacqueline) Karpinsky; the loving grandmother of Kristin (Dave) Elliott, David and John (Dawn) Karpinsky, Benjamin (Melissa) and Jacob Ernst, and Jennifer and Nathan (Amber) Karpinsky; and the special great-grandmother of Ryan and Caale. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Memorials to Trinity Lutheran School, Bethesda Lutheran Home or the Lutheran Radio Choir are appreciated.