Sunday, July 26, 2015


NAME OF DECEASED: Dorothy Veronica LaCapro AGE: 100

ADDRESS: Our House Assisted Living, 1014 W. Broadway Avenue, Medford, WI 54451

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: Our House Assisted Living, Saturday July 25, 2015 at 6:15 PM, surrounded by her loving family, under the care of Hope Hospice and Palliative Care.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 12:00 Noon, Wednesday July 29, 2015 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford.

OFFICIATING: Father Phil Juza and Deacon Joe Stefancin

INTERMENT: Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery, Medford, WI.

VISITATION: 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM, Wednesday July 29, 2015 at Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 13, 1914 in Chicago, Illinois.

MARRIAGE: Married to Joseph James LaCapro, February 15, 1936 in Chicago, IL, who preceded her in death on July 16, 1999.

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE:She was a sales lady at Marshell Fields, a Red Cross Nurse’s Aide during World War II, worked as an administrative secretary at St. Mary’s Hospital in Chicago and was a High School Teacher’s aide. After moving to Medford in 1971, she was active at Holy Rosary Church, with the hospital auxiliary, the Taylor County Commission on Aging and the city election board. Dorothy was a volunteer with the Red Cross, and Memorial Hospital in Medford. She helped teach Catechism at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, playing cards and gardening with her husband. She loved music and playing piano. She especially enjoyed cooking and entertaining guests at her home.

MEMBER OF: Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Medford.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Patricia DeChatelets of Medford, WI.

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: Husband, Parents, and Son in Law, Ronald De Chatelets.

GRANDCHILDREN: 5, Renee (Doug) Waterman of Appleton, Laura (Dan) Buser of Larsen, Joseph
( Eufemia) DeChatelets of Belvidere, IL, Denise (Scott) Blair of Seymour and Jeanette Dechatelets of St. Paul, MN.


DECEASED FATHER: Alexander John Grothman DECEASED MOTHER: Eleanor Tukowski

OTHER INFORMATION: In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations in honor of Dorothy may be made to Hope Hospice or Holy Rosary Catholic Church.