Katherine Dassow 1925-2019
Katherine Dassow, 93, of Medford, passed away on June 27, 2019 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 2 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Whittlesey with Pastor Gary Lodholz officiating. Burial will take place at a later date. Visitation was held on Tuesday at Trinity Lutheran Church from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.
Katherine was born on Oct. 27, 1925 to Carl and Susan (Kokotech) Hildebrand in Westboro. She married Lawrence Dassow on May 31, 1947 in Whittlesey and he preceded her in death on Feb. 8, 1998.
Katherine was a homemaker and mother on the family farm, in the town of Medford. She and Lawrence both retired in 1987. In her spare time she enjoyed gardening, flowers, playing cards, fishing, traveling with her family and baking.
Katherine is survived by her children, Sally (Monty) Strassberger, Tommy (Kathy) Dassow, Patty Gengler, Cindy (Allen) Crass, all of Medford and Fay (Damon) Harder of Mosinee; daughter-in-law, Gail Dassow; sons-in-law, Gene Noland and Bruce Krug; and sister-in-law, Marjorie Jensen. She is further survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and many other family and friends.
In addition to her husband and parents, Katherine was preceded in death by her children, Nancy Noland, Suzy Krug, Jerome Dassow and Dale Dassow; son-in-law, Tom Gengler; sister, Alma Rehbein; and brother, Alfred Hildebrand.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com.