Thursday, February 24, 2005

Obituary" Dorothy (Engel) Slotten - Class of 1943

MADISON - Dorothy M. Slotten, age 79, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005, at St. Marys Care Center, Madison. Dorothy was born on Dec. 2, 1925, in Madison, the daughter of Frank and Gertrude (Hank) Engel. She was raised by her grandmother, Sophie Hank. Dorothy graduated from Central High School in 1943. On June 7, 1947, Dorothy and Sylvester "Stub" Slotten were married. Dorothy worked for the state of Wisconsin for more than 38 years. She was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church. Dorothy is survived by her husband, Sylvester "Stub;" two brothers-in-law, Eugene (Marie) Slotten and Grant Slotten; two sisters-in-law, Dolores (Lowell) Hanson and Kay Elding; several nieces and nephews; and by a special friend, Margaret Courtney. She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandparents; her brothers, Robert and James Elding; and a brother-in-law, Orvin (Shirley) Slotten. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, 322 E. Washington Ave., with Pastor Allen Wahl officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church on Friday. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Paul H. Hinderaker and Dr. Frank Kilpatrick. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wisconsin Heart Association, 202 S. Park St., Basement Level, Madison, WI; and HospiceCare Inc. 5395 E. Cheryl Parkway, Madison, WI 53711-5395. Cress Funeral & Cremation Service 3610 Speedway Road (608) 238-3434

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on February 24, 2005

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