Dorothy Mae BuchingerJuly 25, 1930 ~ July 28, 2017 (age 87)
Dorothy Buchinger, formerly of Kaukauna and Kimberly, age 87 died peacefully on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the Heritage. She was born July 25, 1930 in Wrightstown, WI the daughter of the late John and Ann (Green) Meulemans. On September 19, 1950 Dorothy married Mark Buchinger. The couple farmed in the Sherwood area for nearly 50 years before retiring to Kimberly in 1993. Dorothy enjoyed playing cards, Friday night fish frys, reminiscing with family, friends and neighbors, snowmobiling and bowling. She was very active with Sacred Heart Sherwood Ladies Society and Sherwood Senior Citizens.
Dorothy is survived by daughters and sons-in-law: Marge (Leon) Schilling, Neshkoro, Judith (Robert) Piel, Menasha, and Karen (Charles) Engel, Green Lake, grandchildren: Jennifer Schilling (special friend Joe), Scott (Deb) Schilling, Amy (Brian) Randall, Cathy (Adam) Olig, Charlie (Ashley) Engel, Robert Engel (special friend Sara) and Michael (Tabitha) Engel, great grandchildren: Zach and Zoe Schilling, Joey Miotke, Nicholas and Lucas Randall, Sonya and Emmett Olig and Amelia Engel, sisters-in-law: Marcie Meulemans, Kaukauna and Jean Buchinger, Brillion, brother-in-law: Gerald Van Asten, Kaukauna and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Mark Buchinger, brother, Art Meulemans and her two sisters Catherine Van Asten and Lucille Meulemans.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday August 2, 2017 at Holy Spirit @ Holy Name Catholic Church, 602 E. Kimberly Avenue, Kimberly with Fr. Bob Kollath officiating. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Sherwood. Visitation will be held at Boettcher Family Funeral Home, 2401 Fieldcrest Drive, Kaukauna from 4 PM to 8 PM on Tuesday and again on Wednesday directly at the church from 10:00 AM until the time of service. Boettcher Family Funeral Home is assisting the family.
The family wishes to thank the staff at the Heritage/Peabody Manor and ThedaCare Hospice for the care and compassion shown to Dorothy.