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Dorothy Beversdorf

Dorothy Beversdorf, age 98, formerly of Birnamwood, died on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at Homme Residential, Wittenberg.

She was born on May 4, 1912 in Spencer, the daughter of the late Charles and Ida (Martin) Justman. On September 14, 1934, Dorothy was united in marriage to Herbert Beversdorf in Spencer. He preceded her in death on November 3, 1981.

Dorothy was a school teacher for the Wittenberg-Birnamwood School District for many years before her retirement at the age of 85. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Birnamwood and a lifetime member of the Ladies Aid and Altar Guild. Dorothy enjoyed playing cards, golfing, reading, attending church, and especially enjoyed the time spent with her family.

Survivors include two children, Jane (Joseph) Resch, Birnamwood and Tom (Terri) Beversdorf, Town of Rome; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, Dorothy was preceded in death by one sister, Pauline Ruch.

The Funeral service will be held at 11AM on Monday, December 20, 2010 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Birnamwood. The Rev. Dean Bertsch will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Cemetery, Birnamwood. Visitation will be on Monday from 9AM until the time of service at the church. Schmidt-Schulta Funeral Home, Birnamwood, is assisting the family. The family guest book available at

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