Dortha J. Loofboro, Blair, WI/Milton, WI (1933 - 2014)
October 5, 1933 - May 28, 2014
Dortha J. Loofboro, age 80, passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at the Grandview Care Center in Blair, WI. She was born Oct. 5, 1933, in Salem, WV, the daughter of Carroll and Lucretia (Thompson) Bond. Dortha married Leland Green Aug. 21, 1951, in Lost Creek, WV. He passed away Oct. 8, 1979. She, then, married Carroll Loofboro Dec. 26, 1982, at the Seventh Day Baptist Church, Milton. He passed away April 15, 2006. Dortha moved to Milton, in 1982, previously of Richland Center, Oconto, and Stratford, WI. She taught home economics in Oconto Falls, Oconto and Stratford Schools. She also taught food service and sanitation at Blackhawk Tech in Beloit. She was a member of the Seventh Day Baptist Church in Milton, and Whitehall United Methodist churches. She was active in both churches in woman's circle. She served as a deacon in Milton. In high school Dortha was active in 4-H and FFA. She enjoyed showing Hereford cattle and won many championships. Dortha was a fantastic cook and baker. She enjoyed sewing and quilting and gifted several grandchildren with quilts. Her gracious manner of making people feel welcome and appreciated will be greatly missed.
Dortha is survived by her sister, Sylvia (Lyle) Shreves of Charleston, WV; and her children: David (Jane Johnson) Green of Mondovi, WI, Lois (Doug) Bailey of Whitehall, WI, Janet Green of Marshfield, WI, Sue (LeRoy) Hoff, Linda Gilmore, Warren (Arleen) Loofboro, Neil (Linda) Loofboro, Rodney (Yvonne) Loofboro, LeRoy (Janette) Loofboro, Bob Loofboro, all of Milton, WI, Alan (Donna) Loofboro of Carthage, TX, Lori (Bob) Ball of Imboden, AR; 26 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husbands, Leland Green and Carroll Loofboro.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 2, 2014, at the SEVENTH DAY BAPTIST CHURCH, Milton with Pastor George Calhoun officiating. Burial will be in the Milton Junction Cemetery. Visitation times will be Sunday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the ALBRECHT FUNERAL HOMES & CREMATION SERVICES, Milton, and from 10 a.m. until time of services Monday at the CHURCH. A memorial service will be held in Whitehall, WI, on Tuesday, June 3. The service will be held at the WHITEHALL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m., with a service of remembrance at 7 p.m.
Albrecht Funeral homes & Cremation Services, Milton
828 S. Janesville St 608-868-2542