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Dorothy M. Stodola
Dorothy M. Stodola, 94, Luxemburg passed away Friday, Jan. 10 with family at her side.
Born March 25, 1919 in Luxemburg to the late Englebert and Margaret (Kelnhofer) Treml, she married Joseph F. Stodola on Oct. 10, 1944 at St. Mary Church, Luxemburg. He preceded her in death May 25, 1987. They operated a farm in Pilsen until retirement.
She enjoyed visits from her grandchildren, crocheting, playing cards and word searches. She was a member of St. Therese Parish, St. Joseph-St. John Rosary Society and St. Theresa Ct. 1057 of the NCSF.
Survivors include two sons, Joseph (special friend, Peggy Novak) Stodola, Pembine and Ronald (Nancy) Stodola, Denmark; two daughters, Rita (Ron) Christman, Luxemburg and Rose (Dennis) Mayer, Manitowoc; 18 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Edmund Treml, Anton (June) Treml and Robert (June) Treml; two sisters, Martha Karnopp and Margaret Theys; a brother-in-law and two sisters-in-law, William and Anna Mae Stodola and LaVerne Stodola.
She was preceded in death by brothers and sisters-in-law, George (Mary) Treml, Leo (Regina) Treml, Leonard (Beatrice) Treml, Virginia Treml; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ann (Frank) Stodola, Gertrude (Daniel) Arendt, Harold Karnopp and Louis Theys; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Clarence Stodola and Theodore and Marcella Schlies.
Friends called at McMahon Funeral Home, Luxemburg from 4 p.m. until a parish prayer service at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13. Visitation continued between 9:30 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 14, followed by the funeral service at 10:30 a.m. at St. Therese Parish, St. Joseph-St. John Site, Pilsen. Rev. Dennis Drury officiated with Deacon Bob Pribek assisting. Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery, Pilsen.