Dorothy M. Archibald, Janesville, WI (1926-2014)

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

September 20, 1926 - March 3, 2014

Dorothy M. Archibald, age 87, of Janesville, died on Monday, March 3, 2014, at Huntington Place Assisted Living, Janesville. She was born in Rural Waupun, on Sept. 20, 1926, the daughter of Fred and Viola (Banks) Shafer. Dorothy married Allen Deuel in Wautoma in 1943, and he preceded her in death in October of 1984. She, later, married Lester Archibald in Las Vegas, in 1987, and he preceded her in death in June of 2011. Dorothy worked for AJ Products for many years until her retirement in 1979. She was a member of VFW Auxiliary Post 1621, Women of the Moose in Janesville, and Cargill United Methodist Church.

Dorothy is survived by her three children: Judith (Ron) St Clair, Richard Deuel and Dennis (Rose) Deuel, all of Janesville; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Donald Shafer of Milwaukee, and Robert (Doris) Shafer of Wisconsin Rapids; numerous step grandchildren; step great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands; four brothers; three sisters; and a great-grandson, Spencer Yanchik.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014, at CARGILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Janesville, with Rev. Forrest Wells officiating. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery, Rural Wautoma, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, 2014. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, Janesville is assisting the family. For on-line obituary and condolences: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com

“The family would like to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff of both Huntington Assisted Living and Mercy Care Hospice for the wonderful care given to Dorothy.”


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