Dorothy R. Smetana, 71


Dorothy R. Smetana, 71, of Eagle River, formerly of Grafton, was born to eternal life on Tuesday, June 29, 2010.

She was born on Nov. 5, 1938, in Milwaukee, the daughter of John and Eunice (Ellis) Newman. Dorothy was the beloved wife of Donald for 49 years; loving mother of Debbie (Doug) Petrie and Donna (Paul) Roszak; devoted grandmother of Joseph Roszak, Lucas Roszak and Stephanie Petrie; dear sister of Margaret (Gordon) Daniel and John J. Newman. Dorothy is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was an avid and excellent cook, and spent hours learning and perfecting recipes.

A memorial service will be held at noon on Wednesday, July 7, 2010, at St. Joseph Catholic Church at 1619 Washington St. in Grafton. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the service at the church.

The Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home of Eagle River is serving the family.