Saturday, December 15, 2012

Dorothy C. (Shipway) Stacey

Dorothy C. (Nee:  Shipway) Stacey, age 98, passed away Saturday, December 15, 2012, at Ridgewood Care Center.    Dorothy was born in Iron Mountain, MI, on March 22, 1914, to the late Frank and Rosella (Nee:  Roberts) LaSalle.  She was a Racine and Caledonia resident for over seventy years.

On December 2, 1939, she was united in marriage to Howard C. Stacey Jr., who preceded her in death on  September 5, 1984.  She was a member of the Woman’s Club of Racine, Wustum Flower Guild, Racine Country Club and enjoyed crafts and playing bridge with her friends.  She also enjoyed watching the birds and other wild life on the family farm.  A loving wife and mother, she will be dearly missed.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Howard C. Stacey III of Racine, Thomas L. (Margaret) Stacey of Lattingtown, NY, Michael P. (Margaret) Stacey of Plymouth, MI; her grandchildren, Ann M. Stacey, Michael P. Stacey II.; brother-in-law, Charles Stacey of Racine; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her stepfather, Lee Shipway; her sister and brother-in-law, Frances E. (Carol) Lynn; nephew, David Lynn; niece, Carol Gjerswals; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Friday, December 21, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. David Wierschke officiating.  Private entombment will be held at the Wisconsin Memorial Park.  Relatives and friends may meet with the family Friday at the funeral home from 1:30 p.m. until time of service at 2:30 p.m.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Ridgewood Care Center for their care and kindness shown to our mother and family during her stay and also in her final hours.

803 Main St., Racine    (262) 634-7888

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