Obit: Dus, Antionette (1911 - 1999)





----Source: Thorp Courier (Clark County) January 20, 1999

Dus, Antionette (1911 - 1999)


Antoinette Etta (Lauer) Dus
, 87, Stanley, WI, died Sunday, January 17, 1999 in Sun City, Arizona.

Etta was born June 10, 1911 to Joseph and Minnie (VanDomelon) DeBruin. She grew up in the Delmar area, Chippewa County and attended the area schools. She was married to Herman (Dave) Lauer on February 6, 1934 at St. Joseph's Church in Boyd, WI. They farmed in Delmar for many years. Dave died in 1971. Etta moved to Stanley and was employed at Stanley Corp. for a time. She also worked at Northern Center in Chippewa Falls as a nurse's assistant and foster grandparent.  She was married to Steve Dus from 1976 to 1992. Etta used to spend her winter months in Sun City, AZ. She loved crocheting, bead work, crafts, crossword puzzles and fishing. She was a member of Holy Family parish and St. Rita's Circle.

Surviving are one son Wayne (Annette) of Cadott, WI two daughters: Ms. Marlene Heppner and Mrs. Sandra Koss of Stanley, WI four Grandchildren: Terry and Bob Koss, Lauran Knar, Bruce Heppner six Great Grandchildren: Jamie, Bobbi Jo, Alicon, Jessica, Daniel, Michael one brother, Harold DeBruin of Boyd, WI and two sisters: Mamie Schreve and Hazel Fisher of Stanley, WI. She is preceded in death by her parents, 1st husband Herman (Dave) Lauer, Son-in-law, Ted Koss, two brothers: Peter and Tom DeBruin and 1 sister, Martha Seufzer.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 23, 1999 at Holy Family Catholic Church, Stanley, WI at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be at Holy Family Cemetery, Stanley, WI. Friends may call at Plombon Funeral Home in Stanley, WI from 6:00 till 9:00 p.m. Friday. Rosary service 8:00 p.m., Friday evening at the funeral home.




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