Date of Death: Feb 15, 2013
[leftcolumn]Dorothy was born July 12, 1923 in Baldwin, WI, the daughter of Chris and Bertha Wernlund Vande Zande. On August 27, 1945 she married Warren Mouw in Alto. The couple farmed on the family farm all their married lives. Dorothy was an Avon representative for several years. She was also employed as an office clerk for 18 years with the Brandon Post Office. Dorothy was a member of Alto Reformed Church where she was a Sunday school teacher and a member of The Ladies Guild. Dorothy and Warren enjoyed spending 18 winters together in Mission, TX.
Dorothy is survived by her husband of 67 years, Warren; a daughter, Marcia (John) Morrow of St. Paul, MN; two sons, Richard Mouw of Beaver Dam, and Jerry (Mary) Mouw of Brandon; nine grandchildren, Daniel Geister, Melissa (Grant) Monroe, Richard Jr. (Amy) Mouw, Sara Mouw, Timothy (Jen) Mouw, Sheila (Josh) Schultz, Andrew (Savanah) Mouw, Crystal Mouw, Laura Mouw, and Keyan Bellanti; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Lyle (Jane) Vande Zande of Houston, TX, and Robert Vande Zande of Waupun; and a sister, Lois Hillery of Racine.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her brother, Harold Vande Zande; and her parents.