Tuesday, April 3rd, 2007
Former St. Henry resident Vera J. Dorsten, 88, state Route 119, Minster, died at 3:16 p.m. April 2, 2007, at her residence.
She was born April 22, 1918, in Minster, to Julius and Nora Ritter Woehrmyer. On May 10, 1941, she married Harold A. Dorsten, who died March 11, 2001.
Surviving are a son, Ronald (Marilyn) Dorsten, Minster; a sister, Norma (Ted) Purpus, Minster; a sister-in-law, Irma Feldman, Minster; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son Douglas; a daughter, Shirley Ann; two brothers, Earl and Russell Woehrmyer; and a sister-in-law, Phyllis Woehrmyer.
She was co-founder of H.A. Dorsten Inc., Minster, and was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster. She was a part of the Precious Blood Inca Ball committee for 25 years and the first secertary of the Minster Area Life Squad board of trustees.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
Contributions can be made to Minster Area Life Squad.