Dorothy M. Hausbeck, Saginaw, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Passed away Thursday, December 3, 2009 at HealthSource Saginaw. She was 96 years old. Dorothy M. House was born October 14, 1913 in Clare, MI to the late Edward and Blanch (Robison) House. She married Melvin Hausbeck on April 17, 1940. He preceded her in death on January 23, 1988. Dorothy had worked at Saginaw General Hospital for 15 years as a bookkeeper; she then worked for St. Matthew Catholic Church as their bookkeeper and secretary, retiring in 1988. She was a member of the League of Catholic Women and past president of St. Matthew Altar Society. Dorothy was also a member and past president of V.F.W. Post #1859 Ladies Auxiliary.  Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Joyce A. (Louis) Davis; grandsons: Bryan (Nancy) Pender, David (Lisa) Pender and Kevin (Carol) Pender; six great grandchildren: Samantha, Derek, Ashley, Tristin, Kyle and Alison Pender; four step grandchildren: Debie Kirkpatrick, Mark, Mike and Rick (Julie) Davis. Three brothers and three sisters preceded Dorothy in death.  A funeral liturgy for Dorothy will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 7, 2009 at St. Matthew Catholic Church, 511 W. Cornell St., Zilwaukee. Rev. Fr. Richard E. Jozwiak will officiate. Private burial will take place in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State) on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. A vigil honoring Dorothy with be held at 7:00 p.m. Sunday with Sr. Mary Epple, RSM presiding. Dorothy will lie in state at the church on Monday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to HealthSource Saginaw, 3340 Hospital Rd., Saginaw. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home, church or through www.DeislerFuneralHome.com.