Dorothy M. Stebbins, Rhinelander, WI (1936 - 2012)
August 12, 1936 - September 07, 2012
Dorothy M. Stebbins left her family on Sept. 7, 2012, to be with her husband and our Lord. Dorothy was born in Edgerton, WI, on Aug. 12, 1936, to Charles and Elizabeth (Patterson)Young. Dorothy graduated from Stoughton High School in 1954, in Stoughton, WI. She married George on Dec. 26, 1954, in Edgerton, WI. They worked together on his parents farm and raised three daughters. After studying accounting at Blackhawk Technical College, she took a job at the Highway Trailer Industries in Edgerton, as an accountant. In 1972, they moved their family north to Rhinelander and they purchased the Trails End Grocery Store. She obtained her Realtors License also during this time. For a few years she worked for Englert Reality. She worked as an admissions clerk at St. Mary's Hospital, until her retirement in 1994. She cherished her home in the Three Lakes area. She enjoyed being around her family and friends. In the spring, Dorothy would add new flowers to her garden. During the summer and fall months of the year she enjoyed getting out on the boat.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, George, and her parents. She is survived by her three daughters: Joan of Three Lakes, Cheryl (Fred) Kunze of Pelican Lake, and Betty (Steven) Hicks of Rhinelander; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren and two more great-grandchildren on the way in 2013. Dorothy will be dearly missed by all.
Funeral services for Dorothy will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at 11 a.m. at the CARLSON FUNERAL HOME, with the Chaplain John Uhlarik officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 until just prior to the services on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012, at the CARLSON FUNERAL HOME. Interment will be in the Forest Home Cemetery. The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414/www.carlsonfh.com) is handling the arrangements for Dorothy's family.
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