Dorothy J. Jaehnert

Dorothy J. Jaehnert, 92, of Cedarburg passed away Thursday evening, March 26, 2009, at Lasata Care Center in Cedarburg where she had been a resident for the past 5 1/2 years.

She was born Dec. 3, 1916, in Sterling, Ill., the daughter of George and Ethel Book Cassens. On Oct. 24, 1936, she married Herman Jaehnert in Cedarburg. He preceded her in death in 1985.

At one time, Dorothy owned and operated a dress shop and a millinery shop in Cedarburg.

She is survived by her sister, Beverly Scheunemann of Cedarburg; her brother, George Cassens; nieces, nephews and her special friend, Geri Baehler of Cedarburg. She was preceded in death by her husband and one sister, Mildred "Mickey" Kison.

Private family services were held. Burial was in Zur Ruhe Cemetery, Cedarburg. The Eernisse Funeral Home, Port Washing-ton is assisting the family with arrangements.