With her loving family by her side, Dorothy LaVerne Poplawski, age 84, passed away Friday morning, September 21, 2012, at her residence. Dorothy was born in Racine on October 28, 1927, daughter of the late Olaf and Gertrude (nee: Lennertz) Sorenson and was a lifelong resident.
Dorothy will be dearly missed by her loving husband of sixty-two years, Jerry; her three children, Susan Poplawski, Jude Poplawski, both of Racine, Stephen (Kris) Poplawski of Lindenhurst, IL; grandchildren, Kelly (Andrew) DeWald of Lindenhurst, Michael Poplawski of Madison; sister, Marilyn Johnson of Spring Hill, FL; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Edward’s Catholic Church, 1401 Grove Ave., on Wednesday September 26, 2012, at 3 p.m., with Rev. Allen J. Bratkowski officiating. Private interment will be held at West Lawn Memorial Park. Memorials to St. Edward Catholic Church have been suggested.
Special thanks to Asera Care Home Care, Asera Care Hospice for their kind and gentle care of Dorothy as well as the kindness shown to our family.
MARESH-MEREDITH AND ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888