Dorothy Mae Conner Mathison, 78, of Sextonville died Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at 11:17 p.m. at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison. She was born April 9, 1934, in Middleton.

Dorothy is survived by

her husband of 52 years, Martin, whom she married in Lodi on May 14, 1960.

She is also survived by

her children:

Bruce Sharp [wife Margaret]

Wendy Mathison [partner Kaye Van Buren],

Kenneth Mathison,

and Tina (Mathison) Kohlman [husband Joseph];

two sisters:

Betty Sharp and Margaret Clark;

brothers- and sisters-in-law:

Karin (Mathison) Harrell,

Harlin Mathison [wife Sue],

and Tobin Mathison [wife Sarah];


Adriane (Ziegler) McIlwain [husband Craig],

Christine (Sharp) Lundseth [husband John],

and Amanda Sharp;


John Lundseth,

Emily McIlwain,

and Harper McIlwain;

and numerous nieces and nephews.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents: Charles and Ethel Conner; by her brothers and sisters: Thelma Bender, Myrtle Mitchell, Ruth Kuehn, Jack Conner, Kenneth Conner, and Robert Conner; and by her daughter, Debby Mae Ziegler.