Dorothy M. Zaug, age 92 of New London, died at her residence on Wednesday, February 09, 2011. Dorothy was born on July 31, 1918, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the daughter of the late John and Minnie (Hoffman) Moritz. Dorothy graduated from St. Mary’s Academy and attended Miss Brown’s Business College for two years. She was employed at Boggis Johnson Electric Co. and also worked at Milprint, Inc. in Milwaukee until the time of her marriage to Jerome Zaug on June 1, 1946, at Christ King Church in Wauwatosa, WI. She has resided in New London since the time of their marriage. Jerome preceded Dorothy in death on October 28, 1979. Dorothy has been an active member of Most Precious Blood Parish and was active in the Parish Council of Catholic Women and the Catholic Women’s Study Club. She was also an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary; participating in the Badger Girls State and Poppy Drive programs for many years. Dorothy retired from Curwood, Inc. (now Bemis Co.) on December 31, 1983, and then assumed secretarial duties at Most Precious Blood for several years. Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Judy Hedtke, Perrysburg, OH; son, Fred Zaug, New London, WI; grandchildren, Ann (Dennis) Glowacki, Perrysburg, OH, and Sarah Zaug, Minneapolis, MN; and great-grandchildren, Bethany and Cameron Glowacki, Perrysburg, OH. Besides her parents and husband, Jerome, Dorothy is preceded in death by a son-in-law, Dan Hedtke. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 12, 2011, at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, 120 E. Washington Street, New London, with Rev. David Lewis officiating. Family and friends called directly at church Saturday from 9:00 AM until the time of service. Burial will be in Most Precious Blood Catholic Cemetery.
The family would like to thank everyone for their care and support. They include Christopher Klimek, PAC and his staff and Theda Care Hospice. A special thanks also to Tony, Connie, and Tammy. We appreciate all that you have done. Dorothy has touched so many lives through the years. Thanks to all of you for your special friendships and support