Saturday, June 19, 2010



ADDRESS: 327 W. Perkins, Medford

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 8:45 PM Friday, June 18 at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield, palliative care unit, where he had been a patient for the past 5 days

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: Memorial services will be at 11:00 AM on Thursday, July 1 at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Krueger

PLACE OF BURIAL: Inurnment will take place at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION AT: Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford from 9 AM until time of services at 11 AM on Thursday, July 1

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: September 18, 1935 at Reedsburg, WI

EDUCATION: He received his elementary education at Hillpoint, WI & Elroy, WI; He was a graduate of Northwestern Prep. High School, Watertown, WI; Graduate of Dr. Martin Luther College, New Ulm, MN;

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: August 4, 1957 at Madison, WI to Jeanette L. Hoyord who survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After his education, he taught school and/or served as principal for a total of 40 years. From 1957-1959 he was at Emanuel Lutheran School, Fairfax, MN, from 1959-1990 he was at Immanuel Lutheran School, Medford, and from 1990 until his retirement in 1997, he was at Immanuel Lutheran in Kewaunee, WI. In June of 1997 they returned to Medford and he worked as a visiting minister for Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford. He enjoyed his beagles, fishing, reading, gardening, yard work and spending time with his grandchildren.

MEMBER OF: Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

SURVIVNG SPOUSE: Jeanette L. Dobberstein of Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Debra (Nathan) Walworth of Lansing, MI, Susan (Jeff) Beard of Westboro, Lori (Doug) Emmerich of Medford, Carrie (Charlton) Morden of Eau Claire, Mark (Sandy) Dobberstein of Oakdale, MN

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 14 – Joshua (Erica), Aaron (Nicole) and Zachary Walworth, Tyler & Heidi Dobberstein, Sarah, Marah and Megan Beard, Dustin (Heather) and Cody Haynes, Carissa, Chaeli and Cole Morden Alex Emmerich; Step-Grandchildren: 3 – Brienna & Colton Emmerich, Amber (Mike) Bartelt; GREAT -GRANDCHILDREN: 8 - Ethan Dobberstein, Stephen & Karlee Walworth, Aubrey, Anthony, Caleb & Elizabeth Haynes, Kylan Beard; 1 step-great grandchild – Alec Bartelt

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Sister – Rita (Dave) Allerheilign of West Allis, WI
Sister-in-law: Judy Otten of St. Paul, MN Brother-in-law: Gene Hoyord of St. Paul, MN


DECEASED FATHER: Arthur Dobberstein DECEASED MOTHER: Loretta Rambow

OTHER INFORMATION: Memorials to either Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church & School, Medford or the Alzheimer’s Association – PO Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011
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