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Dorothy M. Hook

Obituary for Dorothy M. Hook

August 28, 1930 - June 19, 2020
Beaver Dam, Wisconsin | Age 89


Dorothy M. Hook, 89, of Beaver Dam and formerly of Land O' Lakes, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 19, 2020 at Prairie Ridge Assisted Living Center in Beaver Dam.

Dorothy was born on August 28, 1930 the daughter of Donald and Vida (Rautson) Kline in Waupun, WI. She was united in marriage to George L. Hook on November 24, 1949 in Lodi.

Dorothy, George, and their daughter George Ann and son Jim enjoyed racing and were part of several different racing families. She and her husband George had been caretakers for 30 years for the Kuehn Crest Estate in Land O' Lakes. In 1992, they retired and moved to Beaver Dam where they could focus their time and love on their grandchildren and great grandchildren. She and her husband George also loved raising poodles and had many throughout the years.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, George Ann (Steve) Jones of Reedsburg, grandchildren: Tammy (Kraig) O'Brien of Sun Prairie, Jimmer (Chris) Hook of Land O' Lakes, and Shannon Hook of Lodi, 7 great grandchildren: Tyler and Ethan O'Brien, Walker Hook, Benjamin, Sarah, Zachary and Nathaniel Kuehn; also other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband George in 2019, son James "Jim" and her sister Shelby Stricker.

Graveside services for Dorothy will be held on Thursday, June 25th at 11:00 a.m. at the old side of Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam with the Rev. James Wendt officiating.

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

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