Dorothy (Dee) K. Sieger, 98, of La Crosse, Wis., died peacefully Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at the Brookdale Senior Living Facility in La Crosse.
Dorothy was born on October 26, 1920, in Arcadia, the daughter of John W. and Mary (Kovahl) Kamla. The Kamla family lived at and operated the East Arcadia Mill and Dorothy graduated from Arcadia High School with the class of 1938. After the family moved to La Crosse, Dorothy studied business at what is now the Western Wisconsin Technical College. Dorothy worked at the Trane Company prior to marriage and for many years in the Purchasing Office of the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse.
On July 14, 1945, Dorothy married LeRoy J. Sieger at the Holy Cross Church in La Crosse. The ceremony was officiated by her brother, Reverend Jerome Kamla. Through 58 years of marriage, Lee and Dorothy enjoyed classical music, the opera, travel, wonderful friendships, but most of all spending time with family.
Dorothy is survived by 4 sons, Pete (Kathi) of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Bob (Debi) of Madison, Wisconsin, Tom (Myrt) of Madison, Wisconsin and Bill of Chicago, Illinois; one daughter, Diane (Scott) Brose of La Crosse, Wisconsin; 9 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Lee, her parents, and 3 siblings, the Reverend Jerome Kamla, Monica St. Jacques, and Joachim (Jim) Kamla as well as brother-in-law Leo St. Jacques Sr. and sister-in-law Cornelia (Cornie) Kamla.
A Funeral Mass will be held in the Marian Chapel of the St. Joseph the Workman Cathedral, 530 Main St., La Crosse, Wis. at 10:30 AM on Monday, November 12, 2018. Msgr. Charles Stoetzel will officiate with Entombment to be held in the St. Francis of Assisi Mausoleum in the Catholic Cemetery La Crosse, Wis. Friends may call from 9:30 AM until the time of Mass in the Marian Chapel on Monday.
The Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.