Loretta M. Dosch

Loretta M. Dosch, age 87 of Richland Center, died on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Pine Valley Healthcare surrounded by her family. She was born in Richland County on December 17, 1925, the daughter of Charles and Josephine (Romise) Decot. Loretta was united in marriage with Melbourne Dosch November 10, 1943. They enjoyed 60 years of marriage and raising their family together until his death in 2004. Loretta also worked for a time at Martin Manufacturing, and Schultz Brothers Store, at JC Penney, as a waitress and as a seamstress at Pine Valley Healthcare, and later volunteered there often, polishing resident's fingernails.

Survivors include five children:

Wayne Dosch of Richland Center

Dennis (Marge Bee) Dosch of Richland Center

Janet (Arden) Olson of Muscoda

Betty (Steve) Morel of Muscoda

Ruth Scott of Spring Green

15 grandchildren:

Todd (Merri) Dobbs

Penny (Bill) Tracy

Brandy Dobbs (Andy Silvers)

Sarah (Andy) Dearborn

Shelley (Chad) McGlynn

Janell (Todd) Gruber

Patricia (Jason) Drake

Sheena (Jeremiah) Ringelstetter

Marcy (Chad) Pauls

Denny DeLap

Lucas Scott (Melissa Boehmke)

Adam (Michelle) Olson

Max Olson (Jessica Hunt)

Hollie (Jason) Huffman

Trudy Gies

37 great grandchildren

one great great grandchild

sister in law: Winnifred Dosch of Richland Center

brother in law: Melvin Dosch of Richland Center

Loretta was preceded in death by her parents, her inlaws; her husband; sisters: Francis DeVolt, Margaret (Jake) Haney, Anna Craig; brothers: Sam (Ester) Decot, Frank (Eva) Decot, Bill (Jeannie) Decot, Ted (Gladys) Decot, and John (Helen) Decot; sisters in law: Helen(Marion) Dosch, Marguerite (Kenneth) Sumwalt, Mildred (Loyd) Burns, Maxine Decot, Francis Ewing and Barbara (Marvin) Dosch.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, May 13, 2013 at the Pratt Memorial Chapel. Pastor Craig Peach will officiate and burial will be in the Richland Center Cemetery. Friends may call at the Pratt Memorial Chapel on Monday morning from 9:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM.. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the Dosch family. Online condolences may be made at

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