Dorothy Caroline (Mueller) MaurerFebruary 5, 1925 ~ February 26, 2020 (age 95)
Funeral services for Dorothy Maurer, 95, of Norfolk, will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church. Reverend Robert Wiest will officiate. Burial will be in St. Matthews Lutheran Cemetery, south of Meadow Grove. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Home for Funerals Chapel, at 708 Georgia Avenue. Home for Funerals is in charge of the arrangements.
Dorothy was born on February 5, 1925, at Clearwater, NE, the daughter of John and Rosella (Kaul) Mueller. She was raised on the family farm and attended rural school. She moved to Norfolk where she was employed at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in housekeeping.
On October 5, 1948, Dorothy married George Henry Maurer. The couple made their home on a farm near Meadow Grove. She was active in the farm operation and raising their livestock.
They were blessed with two sons and a daughter. Following George’s death, Dorothy moved to Norfolk in 1973. She was employed at the Norfolk Veteran’s Home at the old campus. She worked as a kitchen assistant for 10 years.
Following her retirement, Dorothy enjoyed working in her flower garden and travelling. She especially loved her trips to Alaska, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and many trips to Branson.
Dorothy is survived by her children—Roger (Mary) Maurer, of Norfolk, Marjorie Hartford, of Norfolk; grandchildren—Jon Maurer, of Meadow Grove, Chris (Gina) Maurer, of Norfolk, and Jessica (John) Gauer, of Meadow Grove; four great grandchildren, and three nieces.
She was preceded by her parents, her husband, in 1971, her son, Donald, 1973, and her sister, Mary Nathan.