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Dorothy Hoftiezer

August 28, 1931 — December 20, 2018

Dorothy Ann Hoftiezer, 87, of Oostburg, passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at Cedar Grove Gardens.Dorothy was born on August 28, 1931, in Oostburg, to Winifred and Elizabeth (Ver Straate) Ver Gowe. Dorothy was a 1949 graduate of Oostburg High School. On March 30, 1951, Dorothy married Ken Hoftiezer in Oostburg. Dorothy was a dedicated wife and mother.Dorothy was a member of the First Reformed Church in Oostburg, where she served on the funeral lunch committee. Dorothy enjoyed sewing, crocheting, knitting, horseback riding, camping, traveling and motorcycle riding with Ken. Dorothy is survived by her husband, Ken Hoftiezer; six children, Diane (Tim) Knaub of Scituate, MA, Donna (Harold) Veldboom of Gibbsville, Beth (Bob) Haas of Sheboygan, Gene (Janelle) Hoftiezer of Gibbsville, Bob Hoftiezer of Gibbsville, and Faye (Steve) Bruyette of Sheboygan Falls; ten grandchildren, Theresa (Jim) Gallager, Tracey (Kevin) Anderson, Heidi (Joe) Anderson, Allison (Jason) Giordano, Shaw (Special friend Shellie) Paske, Brandon (Kelly) Hoftiezer, Dustin (Brooke) Hoftiezer, Carly (Dustin) Daane, Clint Hoftiezer, and Andrew Reinwand; three step-grandchildren, Brittany Bruyette, Mollie (Matt) Weber, and Oliva (Calvin) Cote; 18 great-grandchildren; one sister, Nancy (Clarence) Dahm; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Dulmes, and Ruth Hinze; and two brothers-in-law, Dave (Angie) Hoftiezer, and Bill (Marlene) Hoftiezer. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; two grandchildren, Erik Knaub, and Stephanie Knaub-Lake; parents-in-law, William and Marie Hoftiezer; two brothers-in-law, Henry (Francis) Hoftiezer, and Allen (Lois) Hoftiezer; and two sisters-in-law, Carol (Miles) Sandee, and Marian (Tom) Friedrichs. A memorial service to celebrate Dorothy's life will be held on Friday, December 28, 2018, at 6 pm, at First Reformed Church in Oostburg with Rev. Gerry Dykstra officiating. Relatives and friends may greet the family at the church on Friday, December 28, 2018 from 3 pm until the time of service at 6 pm. A memorial fund is being established in her name for Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice and First Reformed Church of Oostburg.For online condolences and additional information please visit www.wenigfh.com. The Wenig Funeral Home of Oostburg (920-564-2771) is serving the Hoftiezer family with arrangements.

Visitation

Friday, December 28, 2018 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
First Reformed Church-Oostburg
927 Superior Ave. Oostburg 53070, United States

Service

Friday, December 28, 2018 6:00 PM
First Reformed Church-Oostburg
927 Superior Ave. Oostburg 53070, United States
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