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Slattery Obit
Dorothy R. Slattery, 86, of Gleason, passed away on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital Palliative Care, surrounded by her loving family.
Dorothy was born in Long Pine Nebraska on July 21, 1931, to the late Alfred and Wanda (Lake) Brown. She married Paulie Slattery on July 12, 1951 and together they raised seven children on their family farm in Gleason, Wisconsin. Paulie preceded her in death on December 13, 2007.
Dorothy enjoyed playing cards, gardening and quilting, but most important to her were her family; whom she loved fiercely and passionately. She was so proud of each of her twelve grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her children and their families, Dave (Lisa) Slattery of Gleason and their family, Brenda (Lance) Bricko of Wausau, Carol (Paul) Toney and their children Thora and Elliot of Berren Springs, Michigan and Adam (Melissa) Slattery and their children Archer and Ireland of Gleason; Barb (Gary) Gillett of Aniwa and their children Eric (Kayla) Gillett and their children Isabella and Oren of Antigo; Terri (Dave) Kischel of Wausau and their children Danielle (Craig Parlin) and Mick Kischel all of Wausau; Sandy (Steve) Bushar of Gleason and their children, Beth (Jeremy) Dorgan and their son Lucas of Gleason, Paul (Sara Weix) Bushar and their son Greyson of Gleason and Nicole (Justin Bonnell) Bushar of Gleason; and Jodi (Steve) Ullenbrauck and their children Brandon, Kaci and Jimmy all of Hatley. Dorothy is further survived by her brother Fred (Eva) Brown of Westminster, Co and her sister Grace Akers of Buda, TX.
In addition to Dorothy’s husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sons, Jimmy Dale and Steven Lee and brother, Orthy Brown.
Funeral services will take place at 12:00 pm on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Brainard Funeral Home-Everest Chapel, 5712 Memorial Court, Weston. Visitation will take place from 11:00 am until the time of services at the funeral home.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Aspirus Wausau Hospitals Palliative Care for their dedication and care of Dorothy.

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  1. paul and sue missett

    12/26/2017 at 3:41 pm

    We are sorry for your loss and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Grace Akers

    12/26/2017 at 3:41 pm

    I bowed my head in prayer today for a sister I loved so dearly, but then I had to smile because I know she is in heaven with her Joe, Jimmy and Stevie and telling them about the beautiful family they left behind. I know you will miss her, but may the Lord touch your hearts knowing that she is no longer in pain. God Bless you all. Aunt Grace

  3. Kevin

    12/26/2017 at 3:41 pm

    Praying for all the family- may God bring you comfort and peace during this time of loss.

  4. Barb Cashman

    12/26/2017 at 3:41 pm

    Dorothy “Mom” Slattery was very special and she will be missed by so very many. I will always regret not going to visit her more often. She simply oozed such love and caring to all of those around her. I loved her dearly and will miss her. I cannot imagine how difficult it must be for every family member to say goodbye to her, but knowing she is at peace and in the Lord’s arms is comforting. God bless all of you.

  5. Nancy Speich

    12/26/2017 at 3:41 pm

    So sorry for your loss.

  6. Susan

    12/26/2017 at 3:41 pm

    Brenda, I can see your grandmother in you. I am sorry you’re sad now. Someday those memories will make you smile again. Love you.
    Susie and Patrick

  7. Cindy Marston

    12/26/2017 at 3:41 pm

    Dorothy was a very special person who made a positive impact on me as I was growing up. She was always smiling and had such a positive attitude. Her family and all who knew her will never forget this wonderful lady. My deepest sympathy to her family.

  8. Kathy Weitzel

    12/26/2017 at 3:41 pm

    Barb, Gary, Eric, Kayla, Izzy and Oren Our deepest sympathy at this difficult time. We pray for peace and comfort for you all. Kathy and Frank Weitzel