Doris Jean "Dori" Buege

A memorial service will be held today, Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at

5 p.m., at Community United Methodist Church, Cedarburg, for Doris Jean "Dori" Buege (nee Frauenfelder), of Cedarburg and formerly of Mequon, who went home to be with her Heavenly Father on October 22, 2010, at the age of 86 years. The family will receive friends at the church today from 3 p.m. until the time of the service. Pastor David Blackmer will officiate. Memorials to PBS Channels 10 and 36 appreciated. For online condolences, go to www.muellerfuneralhome.com.

Dori was born in Milwaukee on May 9, 1924, the daughter of the late Andrew and Helen (nee Krutza) Frauenfelder. Dori was proud to have graduated from Girls’ Trades and Technical High School in 1942, the first in her family to graduate. In 1945, During World War II, she took a train to New London, Connecticut to marry Herb, who was in Officer Candidate School with the United States Merchant Marines.

After the war she was a busy mother of three "Baby Boomers," while helping with the ongoing family construction business. Dori and Herb were married for 61 years, until Herb’s death in 2006.

For Dori, family was most important; she was given the job as anchor for the extended family by her mother. It was a job that she cherished. Dori had a love for the Lord and enjoyed her time and as a member of Community United Methodist Church in Cedarburg.

Dori is survived by her children: Sandi Andrae of Las Vegas Nev., Thomas (Song) Buege of Cedarburg and Timothy (Gayle) Buege of Las Vegas, Nev.; grandchildren: Bill Clayton III, Tony Klaich, Lara Laak, Walter Laak, Josh Buege and Chris Buege; great-grandchildren: David Clayton, Gail Sandra Clayton, Samantha Suriano and Phillip Suriano;

sister Lucille (the late Eugene) Kunda; other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Herbert; her sister Shirley (the late Carl) Hanneman and her brother Dewey (the late Joan) Frauenfelder.

The Buege family would also like to thank Pastor David Blackmer of Community United Methodist Church and the owners and staff at both Whispering Meadows and Ellen’s Home for the loving care and compassion they showed to Dori in her final years.

Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is serving the family.