Dorothy Peshak

May 12, 2009

Dorothy Peshak (nee Hagemann) of Elm Grove died April 23, 2009, at age 90.

She was born in Mauston on Sept. 27, 1918, the first of four children of Clara and August J.H. Hagemann.

She was a graduate of Wisconsin Business University of La Crosse. In 1943, she married Donald I. Peshak.

She was a member of the Elm Grove Women's Club, the Wadhams-Mobil Oldtimer's Club, Milwaukee County Retirees and Waukesha Lodge of Elks 400.

She is survived by her children, Blair Keith Peshak of Georgetown, Texas, and Douglas Leigh (the late Sandra) Peshak of Muskego; stepdaughter, Rosalie Terry (Byron); grandchild, Jayme Leigh Peshak Sisel; four stepgrandchildren; sisters, Florence Miller of Appleton and Carolyn Jean Cho (Young) of Denver; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Hagemann.

Memorial gathering was April 29. Private interment was at Oak Grove Cemetery, La Crosse.

Memorials are suggested to the Medical College of Wisconsin, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Elm Grove Women's Club; and Waukesha Lodge 400.

Hartson Funeral Home handled the arrangements.


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