Dorothy Letson

Dorothy S. Letson (nee Bowers), age 84, of Jackson, died peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2022, at Kathy Hospice.

She was born Oct. 21, 1937, in Manistique, Mich., to Wells and Hazel (nee Brock) Bowers and married Patrick J. Letson on Jan. 21, 1957, in Milwaukee. Patrick preceded her in death on Sept. 9, 1990.

Dorothy was a proud member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Saukville for many years.

Dorothy is survived by her three children, Patrick (Monika) of Cedarburg, Ron (Tami) of West Bend and Chuck (Laura) of West Bend; five grandchildren, Tyler Letson, Rachal Letson, Jesse (Jackie) Naumann, Lisa (John) Wallace and Tracy Letson; and three great-grandchildren, Brock, Aubree and Parker.

She is further survived by her siblings Franklin Bowers of Manistique, Mich., and Cheryl Bowers of Milwaukee; sisters-in-law Lorna Bowers of Manistique, Mich., Donna Letson of Gulliver, Mich., and Connie Letson of Manistique, Mich.; her loyal canine companion Marley; nieces; nephews; other relatives; and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Wells and Hazel Bowers, her husband Patrick Letson Sr., her son John Letson, two brothers, Herbert Bowers and Pat Bowers, and her sister Connie Matchstick.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, at 1 p.m. at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church in Cedarburg, with the Rev. Patrick Burns presiding. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Saukville. The family will greet visitors on Friday at the church from 11 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.

Masses are appreciated.

Schmidt Funeral Home in Jackson is serving the family.

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