Obit: Durst, Dorothea M. (1926 - 2004)

Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.)


Dorothea M Durst, age 78, of Fairchild, died Feb. 13, 2004, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.

Dorothea was born January 15, 1926 in Neillsville, to Elmer and Senta (Schutte) Christman. She was employed at the Downtowner Restaurant in Marshfield. She married Raymond Durst on May 19, 1979 in Neillsville. Then they resided in Fairchild where she became a homemaker. She was a member of the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville.

Surviving Dorothea is her husband, Raymond of Fairchild; one son, Charles A (Debra) Meier of Hill Point; three daughters, Patricia (John) Iwaszczenko, of Stratford, Jane (Douglas) Zank and Irene (Gene) Hohenstein, both of Neillsville; two stepsons, Darwin Durst, of Fairchild and Bradley (Teresa) Durst, of Osseo; 16 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Feb. 17th at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Neillsville with Rev. Timothy Biebert officiating. Music was provided by organist Judy Trunkel and the St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Children's Choir. Dorothea was laid to rest in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Buchanan Funeral Home, Neillsville assisted the family with arrangements.



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