Laura A. Dahm|
Laura A. Dahm (nee Borchert), 87, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012.
Laura was born at home on Jan. 5, 1925 to Arthur and Arabella (nee Ganns)
Borchert. She graduated from Oconomowoc High School, class of 1944. Laura
married Richard “Dick” Dahm on Jan. 11, 1947 at Holy Angels Parsonage
of West Bend.
Laura worked at Amity Leather Factory for over 31 years, the Linden Inn
for 23 years, Toy World for two years, Colonial Restaurant for six years
and also Bob Fish for 16 years.
Laura was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in West Bend. She was
also a member of the McDonald’s Coffee Club. Laura had a passion for
cars. She had a number of them over the years and could name the make and
model of any, if given the challenge.
Laura is survived by her sisters Delores Allen and Ruth (Jerry) Hayes;
sister-inlaw Betty Dahm; nieces and nephews Doug (Rose Ann) Westphal, Mike
(Charlene) Westphal, Terry (Dawn) Westphal, Jeanne Hayes, Timothy Hayes,
Linda Ahrens, Laure Ahrens, Toby (Pam) Allen, Tony (Cindy) Allen, and Tina
Allen; and many other relatives and dear friends. She is preceded in death
by her husband Richard; sister Violet (Edgar) Westphal; brothers-in-law
Sandy Allen and Jack Dahm; and sister-in-law Grace (Joe) Ahrens.
A funeral service for Laura will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 at
the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive in West Bend with
the Rev. Guy Roberts presiding. Visitation will be from 1-2:45 p.m. at the
funeral home on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. Interment will take place at 10
a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 at Washington County Memorial Park to
bring Laura to her place of rest.
Memorials are appreciated to Horizon Home Care and Hospice (13111 N. Port
Washington Road, Mequon, WI 53097) or St. John’s Lutheran Church (809 S.
Sixth Ave., West Bend, WI 53095).
The family would like to extend a special Thank you Dr. Gary Preisler and
his staff, the staff at the Lighthouse in West Bend, and Horizon Hospice
for their care and compassion for Laura during this time.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262)
338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.