Dorothy West, 90, Cross Plains

first_imgDorothy E. West, 90, of Cross Plains passed away at 2:10pm, Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 at Ripley Crossing in Milan. She was born near Cross Plains on August 15th, 1927 the daughter of Otto and Elsie Werner West. Survivors include one daughter; Shirley Mingee of Bloomington; one son Larry West of Cross Plains; two grandchildren Kevin Burkett of Bloomington, and Leslie Allen of Greendale; three great-grandchildren; her nephew Doug (Regina) West of Versailles; her niece Joan (Carroll) Rohrig of Milan. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Raymond West, and her sons-in-law Captain William Burkett and Max Mingee. She retired from Reliance Electric in Madison and then worked for New Concepts in marketing at Kroger. She was also a former employee of the Delaney Wood Heel Factory in Versailles. Dorothy was a lifelong member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church at Olean. Dorothy loved to garden and enjoyed baking and donating pies and cakes for church events and the Friendship Volunteer Fire Department dinners. She cherished close relationships with the Highway 62 Gals, a group born and raised along the road between Cross Plains and Friendship. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 at 1:00pm at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Olean with Pastor Curtis Black officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 11am until the time of service at the church. Memorials may be given to the St. Paul Lutheran Church or the St. Paul Cemetery in care of the funeral home.last_img

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