By Forbes Funeral Home
Dorothy Mae Jeanquart, 91, of Forestville, passed away on Oct. 20, 2016, in Marinette at Sun Valley Assisted Living. She was born Oct. 5, 1925 in Menominee, Michigan to Clarence and Mary (Venne) Dionne. On Nov. 6, 1943, she married Elmer J. Jeanquart. He preceded her in death on Jan. 15, 2005.
Dorothy and her husband farmed in the Town of Brussels for many years. She was a long time member of St. Hubert’s Church in Rosiere and a past member of the altar society. Dorothy was a very active person who loved helping others. She spent many hours making blankets for others at church. She also baked delicious Belgian pies and for years made dozens of them for the Kermiss.
Survivors include her children: Duane R. (Elaine) Jeanquart, Luxemburg; Donna Miller, Waupaca; Michael (Rebecca) Jeanquart, Algoma; Patrick Jeanquart, Algoma; Paul (Doska) Jeanquart, Oklahoma; and Christine Jeanquart, Sturgeon Bay; 25 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-granddaughter; a sister LaVerne (Ralph) Emmes, 5 brothers: Cyril (Joan) Dionne, Clarence Dionne, Bill (Joan) Dionne, Donald Dionne, and Gordon (Sis) Dionne; in-laws, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, son Thomas (Diane), daughter Bonita, daughter-in-law Ericha, sisters: Lucille, Lorraine, and Betty; brothers: Randy, Robert, Harold, Frank, Raymond, and Everett, and numerous in-laws.
Funeral services will be 11:00 am Tuesday Oct. 25, 2016 at St. Hubert’s Church in Rosiere. Friends may call at the Forbes Funeral Home on Monday from 4-8:00 pm with a prayer service at 7:00 pm. Visitation will continue at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 am until the time of service. Entombment will be in the Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum.