Dolores A. Baeseman

Dolores A. Baeseman, nee Peplinski, 80, of West Bend passed into eternal rest on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011 at the Aurora Medical Center in Hartford.

She was born on Nov. 27, 1930 in Milwaukee to the late Henry and Anna (nee Kolasha) Peplinski. Dolores graduated from Lincoln High School in Milwaukee.

On Aug. 12, 1950, she was united in marriage to Verlyn Baeseman at St. Francis Borgia in Cedarburg. He preceded her in death in 1986.

Dolores worked as a legal secretary for Thomas Dolan Law Office in Milwaukee until 1999.

Dolores is survived by her daughter, Karen Bartley of West Bend; son, Rick (Karen) Baesemann of Elkhart Lake; five grandchildren, Kristan and Jennifer Bartley, Eric, Michael and Kevin Baesemann; sister, Esther Peplinski of Milwaukee; brother, Gene (Rita) Peplinski of Cedarburg; sister-in-law, Shirley Feller of Appleton; great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and beloved friends from Cedar Ridge.

A memorial service celebrating Dolores’ life will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 1 p.m. at Cedar Ridge in the 2nd Floor Chapel, 113 Cedar Ridge Drive, West Bend. A reception will follow.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service is assisting the family. Online guest book and condolences may be found at