Dorla D. Austin, Beloit, WI (1931-2014)

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Thursday, April 3, 2014

January 15, 1931 - April 2, 2014

Dorla D. Austin, 83, of Beloit, WI, died Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in her home. She was born Jan. 15, 1931, in Janesville, WI, the daughter of Charles and Elsie (Gordon) West. Dorla was a 1950 graduate of Janesville High School, Janesville, WI. She married Stuart Austin on Dec. 30, 1952, in St. Patrick Church, Janesville, WI. Dorla was a homemaker who was always there when you needed anything. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, cooking, gardening, flowers, and traveling. Dorla was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Survivors include her husband, Stuart Austin of Beloit, WI; children: Sue (Raymond) Mitchell, Michael (Tamara) Austin, Patrick (Tammra) Austin, all of Beloit, James (Jamie) Austin of Janesville, WI, and Robert Austin of Beloit; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one brother, Richard (Shirley) West of Janesville; and two sisters, Marilyn (Lloyd) Busse and Charlene Brace, both of Janesville. She was predeceased by her parents; sisters, Virginia Swenson and Beverly Johnson; brothers-in-law, David Brace and Ron Johnson.

Funeral service will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday, April 6, 2014, at the DALEY MURPHY WISCH & ASSOCIATES FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORIUM, 2355 Cranston Road, Beloit, WI, with the Very Reverend Paul Ugo Arinze officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Janesville, WI. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service Monday at the FUNERAL HOME.

Memorials may be given to the Beloit Regional Hospice.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.daleymurphywisch.com


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