Dorothy Van Schaick Kranz -- Plainview

November 13, 2018

Dorothy Van Schaick Kranz, 100, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, at Green Prairie Rehabilitation Center in Plainview.

She was born April 24, 1918, to Gottfred and Hilda (Minter) Rubin in Rochester.

Dorothy married George M. Van Schaick in Charles City, Iowa, on May 13, 1936. He died on Oct. 25, 1986. On Sept. 28, 1991, she married Ernest W. Kranz in Millville; he died on Feb. 27, 2004.

Dorothy was a farm homemaker, and was employed for 20 years at Libby’s in Rochester.

Dorothy is survived by her two children, Joan “Susie” (Neil) Richards of Wabasha, and Raymond (Marilyn) Van Schaick of Spring Valley; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; three sons, Fabian, Francis, and James; four sisters; four brothers; one grandson; and three great-grandchildren.

Family graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Rochester, with the Rev. Jack Miller officiating.

Grandma will be escorted on her last walk by her grandchildren, Michelle Van Schaick Stark, George Van Schaick, Lisa Richards Voth, Raymond Van Schaick, Renae Van Schaick Hisey, Adam Van Schaick, Kevin Deyo, and Kenneth Deyo.

Arrangements entrusted to Schleicher Funeral Homes, Plainview Chapel. The guest register may be signed at www.schleicherfuneralhomes.com.

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