Dorothy J. Ebben “Dot”, 91, Neenah passed away Sunday, November 11, 2012, peacefully surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 4, 1921, in Neenah, daughter of Peter and Josephine Waskiewicz. Dorothy married Floyd M. Ebben December 27, 1941, at St. John Catholic Church, Menasha and he preceded her in death March 10, 1993. Mrs. Ebben was a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Neenah. She enjoyed playing cards with family and friends and was very good at baking. She will truly be missed by her family and friends and all who knew her.
Dorothy is survived by her children: Joan M. (Ron) Heinz, Papillion, Nebraska; Thomas J. (Sherrill) Ebben, Andover, Kansas; Robert A. (Sharon) Ebben, New Berlin; John M. (Mary) Ebben, Neenah; Steve P. (Treetis) Ebben, Webster; 12 grandchildren: Theresa Heinz; Brian J. (Cheryl) Heinz; Kimberly (Matthew) Orr; Angela (Brian) Rigsby; Teresa (Dan) Carroll; Paul (Michelle) Ebben; Scott (Heidi) Ebben; Alex (Michelle) Ebben; Robyn (Benjamin) Mclaughlin; Brett Ebben; Erin (Brendan) Moldenhauer; Kessa Ebben; 16 great grandchildren: Julia, Caleb, Makenzie, Cabrini, Miles, Graham, Ava, Tucker, Carmen, Connor, Collin, Blake, Noah, Harper, Jasmine, Jeremiah; 1 great great grandchild, Kaleb; brothers-in-law: David (Beverly) Ebben, Bob McNutt; sister-in-law, Lillian Platten; dear friends and family who have been there for Dorothy through the years.
She also was preceded in death by her parents; 4 sisters; 2 sisters-in-law; 2 brothers-in-law.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 15, 2012, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 620 Division St., Neenah with Fr. Michael Ingold officiating. Interment will be in St. Margaret Cemetery, Neenah. Visitation will be Thursday at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the Mass. In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established in Dorothy’s name.
Dorothy’s family wishes to thank the staffs of Theda Clark Medical Center, Villa St. Claire, and especially Oakridge Gardens for their caring and loving thoughtfulness during their mother’s last few months.