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Dorothy A. Wilcke - 88

7/9/1930 - 9/21/2018

Clinton, IA

     Dorothy A. Wilcke, age 88 of rural Clinton, passed away Friday, September 21, 2018 at the Alverno Health Care Facility.  In following Dorothy’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.  A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Dorothy’s life will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Wednesday, September 26th at the Pape Funeral Home.  A private burial will be held at the Miles Cemetery.

 

     Dorothy was born in Clinton on July 9, 1930, the daughter of Otto and Florence (Henningsen) Mohr.  She graduated from Miles High School in 1948.  Dorothy married Leland Wilcke on June 6, 1948 in Miles.  Leland passed away on April 24, 2009.  Dorothy and Leland farmed for over 50 years.  She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Dorothy took pride in her yard and garden, playing cards, golfing and socializing with her friends.

 

     Dorothy is survived by two sons; Randall (Marcy) Wilcke  and Gary (Marilyn) Wilcke both of rural of Clinton; four grandchildren, Beth (Christopher) Neipert, Lucas Wilcke, Nathan (Meredith) Wilcke and Marcus (Amanda) Wilcke; six great grandchildren, Harrison, James, Kaitlyn, Bennett, Gage and Kendryx; a sister, Marilyn Matthiesen of Clinton and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.  In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established. 

Gathering of Friends

In following Dorothy’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of family and friends to celebrate Dorothy’s life will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 PM Wednesday, September 26th at the Pape Funeral Home.

A private burial will be held at the Miles Cemetery.

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