September 26, 1924 - January 31, 2019
Dorothy Marie Schachtner, age 94, formerly of Carroll passed into the arms of Jesus on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Augustana Care Center in Apple Valley, Minnesota. Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at St. John Paul II Parish - Holy Spirit Church in Carroll. The Celebrant will be Fr. Kevin Richter, assisted by Deacon Kevin Heim. Music will be by Dr. Franklyn Busby, Pastoral Musician, and the Holy Spirit Resurrection Choir. Lector for the funeral mass will be Dr. John Hosler. Gift Bearers will be Dorothy’s granddaughters. Casket Bearers will be Dorothy’s grandsons. The Carroll Catholic Daughters of the Americas will form an honor guard for the funeral mass. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Carroll. Visitation will be held from 9 to 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday at Holy Spirit Church in Carroll. In lieu of flowers, her family requests memorials to St. Paul John II Parish or Grace Hospice, 1015 4th Avenue North, Suite 206, Minneapolis, MN 55405. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Sharp Funeral Home in Carroll and online condolences may be left for Dorothy's family at www.sharpfuneral.com. Born on September 26, 1924 in Roselle, New Jersey, Dorothy was the daughter of William and Dora (Phelps) Brand. She grew up in Staten Island, NY, and graduated from Curtis High School in 1942. Dorothy met her husband of 40 years, Joseph Edward Schachtner, during World War II in Central Park on Manhattan. On August 26, 1944, they were united in marriage at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staten Island, NY, and moved to Joseph’s hometown of Carroll after the war. While raising her family, Dorothy worked for 20 years in the business office at St. Anthony Hospital. Besides baking the best oatmeal chocolate chip cookies ever for all the neighborhood children, Dorothy also found time to master ceramics, quilting, knitting and her passion, crocheting. She was well known for her detailed crocheted name plaques, wedding handkerchiefs, wall hangings and tablecloths, which she lovingly made for family and friends. She was a member of Holy Spirt Church, Catholic Daughters of America and the Holy Spirit Women’s Guild. Survivors include her children: Ronald (Janet) Schachtner of McKinney TX, Joyce (Dennis) Murphy of Kansas City, KS, Janet (Luther) Raatikka of Apple Valley, MN, Barbara (Curtis) Lang of Bentonville, AR; 14 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren and one great, great grandchild as well as many nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband, Joseph; their son, Robert; her grandson, Bryan Murphy; brothers, Edward Brewer and Milton Brand; and sister, Florence Cannon.
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