Dorothy Schmiling, 96, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on June 16, 2014, at the Skilled Nursing Facility at Ministry Door County Medical Center. She was born on March 24, 1918, in Sturgeon Bay to George and Helen (Branning) Sperber. On October 15, 1936, she married Sylvester Schmiling at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Sturgeon Bay, he preceded her in death on June 1, 1979. She and her husband farmed in the Town of Forestville for many years and she enjoyed making cakes for other people.
Survivors include four children, Gladys Haase, Green Bay; Shirley (Ken) Kostka, Sturgeon Bay; William (Sandra) Schmiling, Algoma; Darlene Michaletz (friend, Leo), Appleton; thirteen grandchildren; twenty great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two daughters, Lois Jedlowski, and infant daughter, Carolyn; one great-granddaughter, Lydia; two sons-in-law, Bob Haase and Al Jedlowski.
Funeral services will be at 4:00 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2014, at Bay View Lutheran Church with Rev. Timothy Malek officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Algoma. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until the time of services at the church on Friday. On-line condolences may be offered at www.forbesfuneralhome.com
Special thanks to the Skilled Nursing Facility for the wonderful care and support.