Tuesday, June 12, 2012



ADDRESS: 300 Bridgewater Ave., Chippewa Falls, WI; A former Whittlesey area resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 1:30 AM Tuesday, June 12 at Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire where she had been a patient for the past 1 day

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 AM Saturday, June 16 at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Krueger

PLACE OF BURIAL: Medford Evergreen Cemetery II

VISITATION AT: Hemer Funeral Home 4-7 PM Friday, June 15 and also at church from 10 AM until the time of services at 11 AM on Saturday, June 16

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: April 10, 1925 at Medford

EDUCATION: Medford area elementary schools, graduate of Medford High School, attended Carthage College, and was a graduate of UW-Madison

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: December 27, 1947 at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford to Leon E. Werner and he preceded her in death January 14, 2008

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After her marriage, they co-owned/operated Michler’s Inc. in Medford until her retirement. She enjoyed bowling, golf, fishing, traveling and playing crazy eights.

MEMBER OF: Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford; Past member of We Whittlesey Wizzers, Medford Curling Club and Tee-Hi Golf Club

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughter – Cynthia (Terry) Gengler of Chippewa Falls, WI
Son – Timothy (Tonda) Werner of Phillips
Grandchildren (4) – Troy (Marci) Gengler of Milwaukee, Todd Gengler & Trent (Ellyn) Gengler both of Chippewa Falls, Tasha (John) Staples of Phillips
Great-Grandchildren (4) – Antonia, Hunter, Aidric & Calla Gengler

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother – Paul (Bonnie) Michler, Jr. of Medford
Sisters-in-law: Dottie Dietzman & Leona Krug both of Medford
Brother-in-law: Bobbie (Rosemary) Werner of Whittlesey

DECEASED FATHER: Paul Michler, Sr. DECEASED MOTHER: Mildred Miller

PALLBEARERS: Troy, Todd & Trent Gengler, Tasha & John Staples, George Loock

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to either Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford or the Taylor County Humane Society, Medford
-For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com
-The family would like to thank the Rutledge Home Assisted Living of Chippewa Falls, for making Dorothy part of their family. She loved her friends, caregivers and especially enjoyed the daily crazy eights.