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Doris E Dobbe

Doris E Dobbe

November 20, 2008

Doris E. Dobbe, age 85 of rural Rock Falls,

Born: March 19, 1923

Died: November 20, 2008 at home.

Doris was the daughter of Ernest and Agnes (Ranney) Wilsey. She was born and raised in Menomonie. She attended Menomonie Schools and graduated from high school in 1941. After high school, she worked at Presto Industries, Shed and Brown and later at the Pillsbury Company in Minneapolis. Doris married George Dobbe August 10, 1968 at the Hennepin United Methodist Church in Minneapolis. After marriage they lived in Minneapolis. Due to ill health, she moved to rural Rock Falls to live with her sister and family, where she remained the rest of her life.

Doris enjoyed singing in the Pillsbury Choir, playing cards, especially “Old Maid” and dancing. She will be sadly missed by family and friends.

Doris is survived by her husband George, one sister, Beatrice Rinholen of Rock Falls, one brother, Orvil (Dorothy) Wilsey of Altoona, one sister-in-law, Edna Wilsey of Menomonie, many nieces, nephew, other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, her twin brother, Donald Wilsey, step son, Randall Dobbe and brother-in-law, Kenneth Rinholen.


Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at the Rock Creek Lutheran Church in rural Rock Falls. Rev. Dale Horner will officiate. Burial will be in the Cedar Falls Cemetery in rural Menomonie. Friends may call from 9 AM until the time of services at the church on Tuesday. Arrangements by the Rhiel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Durand.