Dorothy A. “Dot” Kliebenstein
Dorothy A. “Dot” Kliebenstein, 87, of Truman, and later Belmont, passed away peacefully at Agrace Hospice in Janesville, WI on January 17, 2018.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at St. Philomena Catholic Church. Fr. Jim Leeser will officiate. Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until 12:15 p.m. at the Melby Funeral Home & Crematory, Platteville, where a parish rosary will be prayed at 12:15 p.m. Burial will be at Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Dorothy “Dot” Kliebenstein Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.melbyfh.com .
On October 1, 1930, Dorothy was born to John and Clara (Holzer) Hoff. She married Francis J. “Sandy” Kliebenstein on October 18, 1950 at St. Rose Catholic Church in Cuba City. Dot was a devoted daughter, sister, and later wife, mother, grandma, and great-grandma. She worked at Red’s Supper Club and as an in home daycare provider. As a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, she instructed Catechism and was a member of the Altar Society. “Dot” and “Sandy” farmed in Kendall Township for many years.
Dot is survived by her husband of 67 years Francis “Sandy”; sons, John (Orelia), Ron (Jan), Bob (Marie), and Neil (Aparna); daughters, JoAnne (Gary) Van Wormer, Mary Kay (John) Boyle, Martha Kliebenstein, Kathy (Bill) Ingersoll, Betsy (John) Gorman, and Nancy (Randy) Gorman 23 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Betty (Don) Bauer and many nieces and nephews.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Joshua Kuhls, sister and brother-in-law, Mary &Willard Wagner; infant brother, John Hoff, brothers and sisters-in-law, Bernard (Marie) Kliebenstein, John (Helen) Byrne, Delbert (Joyce) Kliebenstein.
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