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Dorothy Rathjen 1911-1983


Posted By: Sharon Elijah (email)
Date: 2/28/2024 at 14:18:06

March 30, 1983 - The Tipton Conservative

Final rites for Mrs. Ferdinand (Dorothy E.) Rathjen, 72, were held at the Lacock Funeral home, Durant, March 26 with the Rev. Paul Pennington officiating. Burial was in the Durant cemetery. Pallbearers were Dean Garvin, William Scott, Chris Schult, Larry Marine, Rudy Huesmann and Ed Schiele. Mabyn Fox was organist and Max Lauser vocalist.

Mrs. Rathjen died at a Davenport hospital March 23.

The daughter of Adolph and Emma Duge, she was born in Muscatine county Feb. 3, 1911. She was married to Ferdinand Rathjen in Davenport Feb. 2, 1944. He died in 1980.

Mrs. Rathjen was a member of the Progressive club of Wilton and the Muscatine County Farm Bureau Women.

She is survived by 2 sons, Leon and Gene, both of Wilton and 5 grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, a son and a brother.


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