Dorothy “Dorie” R. Pfeifer, 78

Dorothy “Dorie” R. Pfeifer (nee Blank), 78, of St. Lawrence passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2009 at Kathy Hospice in West Bend.  

Dorothy was born Sept. 23, 1930 in Hartford to Roman and Theresa (nee Beine) Blank. She was united in marriage to Donald Pfeifer on May 6, 1950 at St. Lawrence Catholic Church.

Dorothy was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church and St. Lawrence Christian Mothers. She was also an active member of the Hartford Senior Friends. She loved playing sheepshead, going fishing up north, gardening and making candy for all the holiday occasions. She worked at Chrysler Outboard Mfg. for many years.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Glen Pfeifer of Allenton and Sharon (Paul) Steinbach of Hartford; three grandchildren, Paula (special friend Nathan), Rick (Stephanie) and Joseph; her sisters Lillian Blank of West Bend, and Rose Marie Weninger of Theresa; her sisters-in-law, Bernice Blank of West Bend, Marion Pfeifer of Kewaskum, Betty (Duane) Gundrum of Hartford, Emily Rahlf (special friend Myron) of St. Lawrence, Mary (Anthony) Feucht of Allenton and Diane (Bob) Hechimovich of May-ville; her brothers-in-law, Robert (Cecile) Pfeifer of St. Lawrence and Joe Hennes of Hubertus. She is further survived by nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Donald Pfeifer, her brother Robert Blank, her sister, Elenore, her sister-in-law, Sally (Leroy) Rahlf and her brothers-in-law Myron Weninger and Bill Pfeifer.

Mass of Christian burial for Dorothy will be held on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 7 p.m. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, St. Lawrence with Fr. Jerry Repenshek officiating.  Visitation will be on Wednes-day from 4 p.m. until the time of mass at St. Lawrence Church.

Interment at St. Lawrence Cemetery.

Memorials to the Hartford Senior Friends, Kathy Hospice or St. Lawrence Catholic Church are appreciated.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family.