Dorothy Simington Obituary

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Dorothy Simington

December 3, 1920 - January 22, 2012
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Dorothy M. Simington, age 91, of Hayward, WI, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at Strawberry Lane Nursing Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. Dorothy M. Mead was born December 3, 1920 in the town of Henrietta, Richland County, WI the daughter of Robert and Alice (Soule) Mead. She was raised on the family farm until she was 16 and did her schooling in Richland Center. She moved with her family to Hayward, WI in 1940 where she worked for local resorts. On October 17, 1950, Dorothy was joined in marriage to Russel Simington in Ironwood, MI. In fall of 1964 Russell and Dorothy started work as property caretakers on the Chippewa Flowage...
Dorothy M. Simington, age 91, of Hayward, WI, passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at Strawberry Lane Nursing Home in Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

Dorothy M. Mead was born December 3, 1920 in the town of Henrietta, Richland County, WI the daughter of Robert and Alice (Soule) Mead. She was raised on the family farm until she was 16 and did her schooling in Richland Center. She moved with her family to Hayward, WI in 1940 where she worked for local resorts. On October 17, 1950, Dorothy was joined in marriage to Russel Simington in Ironwood, MI. In fall of 1964 Russell and Dorothy started work as property caretakers on the Chippewa Flowage and did this until their retirement in 1986. Dorothy was a member of the VFW Auxiliary Post #7233 in Hayward and was active with the Red Cross Blood Mobile.

Dorothy is survived by her two sons, Arthur Wende, John Wende; stepson Russel Simington; three grandchildren, Tammy (Tom), Kimberly, Heather, Trevor; seven great grandchildren; three siblings; and a large extended family.

A service celebrating Dorothy's life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, at Anderson-Nathan-Koerpel Funeral Home in Hayward. A visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be at a later time at the Greenwood Cemetery in Cable, WI.

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