Dorothy A. Bocher, 92
Jan. 4, 1923 -- June 27, 2015

Dorothy A. Bocher, nee Belger, 92, of West Bend, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015, at The Lighthouse of West Bend.

She was born on Jan. 4, 1923, in Boltonville to the late Frederick and Lillian (nee Meilahn) Belger. Dorothy graduated from West Bend High School in 1940 and then attended Sheboygan Business College. She served as the Washington County deputy county clerk for nine years and then worked at the Ziegler Co. in West Bend for several years. She married Edward W. Bocher on Sept. 22, 1945, at St. Lucas Lutheran Church in Kewaskum. After their marriage they operated a farm in the town of Fredonia. Her husband, Edward, passed away on July 9, 1979. She was a member of St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church, West Bend.

She is survived by a daughter, Jody (Thomas) Erickson of Oakdale, Minnesota; two grandchildren, Amy (Blake) Cottrill and Amanda Erickson; two step-grandchildren, Thomas (Debbie) Erickson Jr. and Stephen (Margaret) Erickson; three great-grandchildren, Aubrey Rae, Emmalyn and Jayce; a brother, Elmer Belger of Boltonville; a sister-in-law, Lila Bocher of Watertown; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a daughter, Janeen Lynne Bocher; a brother, Frederick (Morla) Belger Jr.; and a sister-in-law, Marian Belger.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 6, at 1 p.m. at St. Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church, 809 S. Sixth Ave., West Bend. Visitation will be at the church on Monday from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow in Washington County Memorial Park, West Bend.

Memorials to the St. Johnís Organ Fund are appreciated.

Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service, West Bend, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at