Dorothy Alvina (Marten) Pabst, 89, of Osseo, formerly of Cleghorn, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at HSHS Sacred Heart Hospital, in Eau Claire.
She was born on Nov. 11, 1929, in Cleghorn, to Rudolph Marten and Alvina (Henning) Marten. Dorothy lived most of her life in Cleghorn and later moved to Brackett. She married Harold Pabst on Jan. 24, 1948. Harold preceded her in death in May of 1996.
Dorothy was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, in Cleghorn, of which she was past president of the LWML, she taught Sunday School, and helped in many other areas at the church. Dorothy worked for the Eau Claire Board of Education as a cook at the Cleghorn and Brackett Schools.
She is survived by her four children, Penni Anderson (Rick Yule), Kathy (Ken) Blodgett, Gary (Gloria) Pabst and Rick (Amy) Pabst; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband Harold; daughters, Lana Pabst, Connie German and Judy Johnson; a great-grandson, Lucas Johnson; son-in-law, John Anderson.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, at Zion Lutheran Church, E3720 County Road HH, Eleva, with Pastor Timothy Moe officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Schiefelbein Funeral Home, Osseo, is assisting the family with arrangements.