Obit: Abbott, Dorothy Lucille (1925 – 2009)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Abbott, Barrett, Johnson, Whitaker, Voigt, Stelter, Fitzsimmons, Thompson, Mathews, Mass, Lueck, Short, Pfaff, Peters, Jury, Ketterer

----Source: Banner Journal (Black River Falls, Jackson Co., WI.) April 1, 2009

Abbott, Dorothy Lucille (14 July 1925 – 25 March 2009)

Dorothy Lucille Abbott, 83, of Cataract went to meet the Lord Wednesday, March 25, 2009.

She was born July 14, 1925, to Wesley and Ruth (Barrett) Johnson. She married Philip James Abbott Sept. 14, 1946, in Melrose. Born to them were four children.

Dorothy worked at the Autolite in La Crosse and then worked at Spartek until she retired. She was active in the United Methodist Church and was an officer in the Ladies group for many years. She enjoyed playing bingo with her friends.

She is survived by her husband, Philip of Cataract; her children, Philip James Jr. “Butch” of Black River Falls, Nancy Jo Whitaker of Cataract, Betty Ann Voigt of Hatfield and Randy Lee (Debbie) Abbot of Sparta; grandchildren, Kelly Abbott, Kurt (Connie) Abbott, Karen Stelter, Chris Abbott, Nathan Abbott, Nick (Megan) Abbott, Amy (Greg) Fitzsimmons, James Whitaker, David (Kim) Whitaker and Zack Thompson; great-grandchildren, Stephan Abbott, Amber Abbott, Justin Abbott, Carrissa Stelter, Tricia Abbott Mathews, Avery Abbott, David Whitaker, Marisa Mass, Thomas Fitzsimmons, Jennifer Fitzsimmons, Stephanie Fitzsimmons, Kyler Abbott, Tristin Abbott and Griffin Abbott; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Art Johnson and Ed Johnson; four sisters, Marion Lueck, Kathryn Short, Beulla Pfaff and Florence Peters; and a son-in-law, Doug Voigt.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, April 4, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, Cataract, with Reverend Lon Jury and Reverend Paul Ketterer officiating.

Friends and family may call at the church Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of services.

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