Dorothea W. ‘Dottie’ Liebenstein, 91

Dorothea W. “Dottie” Liebenstein of Grafton died peacefully at Lasata Care Center on Monday, April 22, 2013, at the age of 91.

Dottie was born in Merrill on June 23, 1921, the daughter of Peter and Emma (Nee Schram) Amacher, who both preceded her in death. Dottie was united in marriage on June 27, 1953, to Seth Leibenstein who preceded her in death on March 10, 2013.

Dottie enjoyed playing lottery tickets and was a past two-time winner of $1,000. She also enjoyed collecting clowns, crystals and clocks that make noise; playing cards and listening to country music – Willie Nelson being her favorite. She also enjoyed having a can of Miller Light whenever she could and as everyone who knew Dottie, her favorite color was RED. Dottie is survived by her sisters-in-law, Audrey Liebenstein and Donna Liebenstein; friends, Neil and Judy Thill, and Connor and Mari; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 27, at 11 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, N168 W20152 Main St., Jackson. Visitation will be at the church on Sat. from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

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Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.