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In Memory of

Dorothy Jean Ortmann

August 7, 1936 - September 22, 2011

Obituary


Dorothy Ortmann, age 75, a resident of Chippewa Falls, and formerly of Hayward, WI, died on Thursday, September 22, 2011, at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, WI.
Dorothy Jean Baumgartner was born on August 7, 1936, in Freeport, Illinois to parents Emil Joseph and Shirley Eleanor (Goodman) Baumgartner. She graduated from Darlington High School and continued her education by becoming an RN in Milwaukee, and doing her internship at Deaconess Hospital in Milwaukee.
On November 21, 1959, she was united in marriage to David Frederick Ortmann in Milwaukee.
The couple moved...

Dorothy Ortmann, age 75, a resident of Chippewa Falls, and formerly of Hayward, WI, died on Thursday, September 22, 2011, at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, WI.
Dorothy Jean Baumgartner was born on August 7, 1936, in Freeport, Illinois to parents Emil Joseph and Shirley Eleanor (Goodman) Baumgartner. She graduated from Darlington High School and continued her education by becoming an RN in Milwaukee, and doing her internship at Deaconess Hospital in Milwaukee.
On November 21, 1959, she was united in marriage to David Frederick Ortmann in Milwaukee.
The couple moved to Hayward in 1970, where Dorothy worked as an RN and also as Director of Nursing for the Hayward Area Memorial Hospital. In 2000, she moved to Chippewa Falls, where she continued her love of nursing at Wissota Health.
Her favorite pastimes included gardening, reading, cooking and spending time with family and friends.
Dorothy is survived by her four sons: Dean (Renee) of Holcombe, WI, Darryl (Julie) of Neillsville, WI, David of Eau Claire, WI, Daniel (Suzy) of Chippewa Falls, WI, one daughter Dawn (Pat) Stone of Hayward, WI, 13 grandchildren, 1 great granddaughter, her mother Shirley Baumgartner of Monroe,WI two nephews, and two nieces.
Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband David, father Emil Baumgartner, and brother Victor Baumgartner.
A family graveside service for Dorothy Ortmann was held on Sunday, September 25, 2011, at 2 pm, at the Greenwood Cemetery where she was interred next to her husband.