Dorothy “Dottie” Stephens, 80, of Mequon, Wis. and Vero Beach died on Saturday, May 21, 2011, at Horizon Hospice/St. Mary’s Ozaukee.
She was preceded in death by her husband Donald G. Stephens in 1999.
Survivors include her daughters Lynn and Beth and their extended families; her grandchildren, Kelly Pausch (Richard), Michael Tock, David Tock, and Christopher Tock (Lauren Pausch); great grandchildren Nathan and Tessa.
She was also loved and will be remembered by many dear friends, both at Pointe West, in Florida, and in Wisconsin.
She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and took great pride in her family.
To those who lived far away, she often sent personal letters to let them know what was going on in the family.
She loved bridge, golf and reading.
Her years at Ozaukee Country Club with Don and all of their friends and family were treasured.
Stephens will forever be remembered as a role model for her enduring strength, sincerity and compassion.
Private family services to be held in Stuart with arrangements being made by Schmidt & Bartelt Funeral Home of Mequon and Rev. Dr. Robert Bedingfield of Vero Beach.
An online guestbook for condolences is at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.
The family would like to extend a very special thanks to the wonderful and supportive staff at Horizon Home Care and Hospice.
Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Dorothy to Horizon Home Care and Hospice of St. Mary’s Ozaukee, 13111 N Port Washington Rd, Mequon, WI 53097.