Dorothy Mildred (Klamm) KachurDecember 25, 1919 ~ April 24, 2017 (age 97)
Dorothy Mildred Kachur (nee Klamm), passed away on Monday April 24, 2017 in Sanford, NC.
Dorothy was born on December 25, 1919, in Chicago, Illinois, the youngest of five daughters born to August Jacob Klamm and Anna Clara Schultz.
During WWII, Dorothy served her country by joining the Women’s Army Corps. After the war, she married Neil Gordon Kachur on July 10, 1948, in Chicago, Illinois. In the 1953 they moved to Nelsonville, Portage County, Wisconsin. They had four children.
Dorothy was a bookkeeper for the Bartig & Alm Hardware Store in Nelsonville for many years and then worked in the office for H.O. Wolding Trucking Company. In 1971 Dorothy and Neil divorced. Thereafter, Dorothy lived for many years in Phoenix, Arizona, where she was active in the Disabled American Veterans chapter, serving as Treasurer, Vice-Commander and Commander. In 2007 Dorothy moved to Arvada, Co, and in 2014 she moved to Sanford, NC.
Dorothy enjoyed dancing, bowling, reading books, playing cards and bingo.
Dorothy is survived by her four children: Janet (Lee) Geronime, Clyde, NC; Dawn (Steve) Ehli, Sanford, NC; Paul Kachur, Sioux Falls, SD; Gail (Paul) Salazar, Aurora, Co. Dorothy is further survived by 7 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and their families.
Dorothy was predeceased by Neil Kachur, four sisters and one granddaughter, Kathleen Cordell (1983-1984).
Graveside services to be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial to the Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14031, Cincinnati, OH 45250 (www.dav.org). Special thanks to the staff of Bayberry Retirement Inn, Sanford, NC.