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Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted, MN
Monday, January 6, 2013
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Chilson Funeral Home, Winsted, MN
Sunday, January 5, 2013
4-8 P.M.

Dorothy E. Rathmanner, age 92, of Winsted, Minnesota passed away on January 1, 2014 at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

She was born on August 25, 1921 in Biscay, Minnesota the daughter of Joseph and Anna Osmek.

On July 29, 1948, Dorothy E. Osmek and Ralph E. Rathmanner were joined in holy marriage at St. George Catholic Church in Glencoe. God blessed their marriage with four children.

Dorothy graduated from St. Cloud State University with a BA in education. She worked at various one room schoolhouses in McLeod County, at Winsted Public School and substituted at Holy Trinity Catholic School. She was a member of Winsted Legion Post # 407’s Auxiliary, Holy Trinity Catholic Church and the Catholic Order of Foresters.

She enjoyed dancing to big band music, working on crossword puzzles, bowling and going for drives. She truly loved her grandchildren!

She is survived by a daughter: JoAnn White (fiancé Barry Childs) of Little Canada, Minnesota; a son: Gary Rathmanner (fiancé Maggie Schuette) of Winsted, Minnesota; a daughter-in-law: Rosie Rathmanner of Howard Lake, Minnesota; son-in-law: Bruce “Buck” Uecker of Montrose, Minnesota; seven grandchildren: Kate, Dana, Mike, Elise, Eric, Joey and Tyler; 4 great grandchildren: Jaymon, Cole, Isaac and Brooklyn:, a brother: Leo (Claire) Osmek of Biscay, Minnesota; many other relatives and friends.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband Ralph E. Rathmanner, a daughter: Kathy Uecker, a son: Tom Rathmanner, her parents and by a sister: Mary Lamp.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Dorothy Rathmanner will be held on Monday, January 6, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Winsted, Minnesota. Father Paul Schumacher will be the Celebrant.

Interment will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Winsted.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, January 5, 2014 at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted from 4-8 P.M. A prayer service will be held at 7:30 P.M. Further visitation will be held on Monday, January 6th at the funeral home from 9:30 – 10:30 A.M.

Casket Bearers will be Mike Rathmanner, Elise Whitesparks, Ryan Whitesparks, Dana Henn, Paul Henn, Kate Dietel, John Dietel, and Eric Rathmanner.

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  1. Bob and Joan Mochinki

    Our condolences to the Rathmanner family.


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