Doris A. Guenther

Doris A. Guenther, age 85, of the Town of Calamus, Dodge County, Wisconsin, died peacefully on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at Beaver Dam Health Care.

The visitation will be at St. Stephen’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. The funeral service will follow at the church on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Seth Dorn officiating. Burial will be at Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam.

Doris A. Erdman was born on November 2, 1935 in Doylestown, Wisconsin to Otto and Verna (Ludwig) Erdman. She was a 1954 graduate of Rio High School. On January 13, 1973, Doris was united in marriage with Reynold G. Guenther in Beaver Dam. They operated a farm in the Town of Calamus and Doris worked as a cook at various supper clubs. She also was a cook for the Beaver Dam and Juneau school districts. Doris cherished every moment that she spent with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also looked forward to trips to casinos near and far. Doris was a long-time member of St. Stephen’s Ev. Lutheran Church in Beaver Dam.

Doris is survived by her children, Larry Goodrich, Diane Goodrich (Royce Nehls), Perian (Eric) Hein, Dale (Rebecca) Goodrich, and Doreen (David) Stange, all of Beaver Dam; stepson, Gary Guenther of Elcho; six grandchildren; two step grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 1998; a twin sister, Delores (Donald) Wakeman; sister, Myrtle (Lloyd) Schultz; a brother, Herman Erdman; and a step grandson, Stephen Guenther.

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