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Dorothy Ann Byrne

February 28, 1923 — April 20, 2014

Dorothy A. Byrne, age 91, of Neillsville, WI, died on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at the Neillsville Retirement Community.Dorothy Ann Austin was born on February 28, 1923 in Metuchen, New Jersey, the daughter of Oliver and Marguerite (Escoffier) Austin. She graduated from Emerson High School and then she worked as a telephone operator. Dorothy was united in marriage on May 4, 1940 to Terry Byrne. In 1968 they moved to Neillsville, WI to farm. Dorothy loved animals, especially cats, and going garage saling, traveling out East, playing games and trivia. Dorothy was a special lady who was loved by all.She is survived by 9 children; Sharon (Don) Wing of Morris, NY, Patricia Barr of Lancaster, PA, Eileen (Bert) Smalley of Gilbertsville, NY, Veronica (Larry) Beckwith of Oxford, NY, Kerry (Jon) Papierniak of Thorp, WI, Margaret (Milton) Slowiak of River Falls, WI, Linda (Chuck) Schlegelmilch of Redmond, OR, Annie (Jim) Iallonardo of Prescott, WI and Terry (Becky) Byrne of Neillsville, WI, 30 grandchildren and many great and great great grandchildren.Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, a daughter, Kathleen Osborne, a son-in-law, Wayne Barr, 5 brothers and 1 sister.A Memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Father Joseph V. Varkey will be the celebrant. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Wednesday morning prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.Honorary casket bearers will be her grandchildren; Tracey (Aaron) Slowiak, Andrea (Jason) Schramm, Denise (Greg) Tunstall, Maureen (Kevin) Campbell, Kristin (Jason) Wyatt, Amber (Neil) Byce, Lucas (Asuka) Papierniak, Carla, Jenna & Michael Byrne, Erich (Nikki) Schlegelmilch, Kelli Schlegelmilch, Tammy (Tommy) Osborne, Kyle (Sierra) Smalley, Jamie (Bennett) Privitera, Karen (Todd) Smith, Julie (James) Boyd, Kenny Dutcher, Heidi Dutcher, Steve (Lisa) Dutcher, Shawn (Patty) Osborne, Shannon (Wilson) Lee, Brendan Osborne, Wayne Barr, Kevin Barr, Brian Barr, Trevor Barr, Joe Iallonardo, Gino Iallonardo and Ross Iallonardo.Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com. The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Dorothy's family with Funeral arrangements.Funeral Home:Gesche Funeral Home4 South Grand AvenueNeillsville, WIUS 54456
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