Saturday, June 24, 2017


Ardella M. Dohrwardt, 73, of Medford, passed away Friday June 23, 2017 at Aspirus Care and Rehab in Medford. She was born on September 2, 1943 to Henry and Bertha (Barkow) Dassow, they precede her in death. She married Herman C. Dohrwardt, Jr. at Trinity Lutheran Church on October 5, 1963. Herman precedes her in death.
Ardella worked most of her life as a homemaker. In her spare time she enjoyed shooting pool, going to the casino, and playing cards and bingo.
She is survived by Children: Ricky (Nancy) Dohrwardt of Rib Lake, Randy (Katrina) Dohrwardt of Medford, Ryan (Bobbie) Dohrwardt of Pulaski, Renee (David) Jacobsen of Medford and Rod (Muzzy) Dohrwardt of Medford, Grandchildren: Mikey, Taran, Brett, Wyatt, Amanda and Zach Dohrwardt, and Nicole Jacobsen. She is also survived by her siblings, Harold (Mary Ann) Dassow Sr., Arnold Dassow, Darlene Drager all of Medford and sister-in-law Janice Dassow of Medford
In addition to her parents and husband, Ardella is preceded in death by her siblings, Ralph, Donald, Hilbert Sr., Henry, Clarence, Robert and Alvin Sr. Dassow, and Elaine Gumz.
Per Ardella’s request, cremation rites have been accorded, and no services will be held. Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at