Dorothy A. Bentzel

Dorothy A. Bentzel

Jun 18, 1920 - Mar 16, 2009
Dorothy A. Bentzel of Lander died on Monday, March 16, 2009, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander. She was 88.

Cremation has taken place and private family services will be held in Pinedale.

Dorothy Alice Miller was born in Torrington on June 18, 1920, the daughter of Joseph and Louisa (Holderman) Miller. She attended school in Yoder. On Dec. 14, 1940, she married George Bentzel in Pinedale, moving from Yoder to Pinedale that year. The couple had three children.

In 2003, she moved to Lander to be closer to family.

Mrs. Bentzel was a mother and homemaker.

She was a member of the Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Pinedale, and an active member of the extension homemakers for 20 years.

Her family said Mrs. Bentzel enjoyed flowers and watching animals. Survivors include daughters, Mary Lou Cleveland and Judy Poirot, both of Lander; seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren; a sister, Jane Warner of Pinedale, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by their son, Frank; her husband, George; her parents, Joseph and Louisa Miller, and three brothers and one sister.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.