1927 Dorothy 2019

Dorothy Ann Kahler

May 10, 1927 — August 28, 2019

Williamsburg- Dorothy Ann (Wardenburg) Kahler of North Liberty and formerly of Williamsburg, passed away on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at the Pioneer Park Care Center in Lone Tree at the age of 92 years.

Dorothy Ann Kahler was born May 10, 1927 on a farm near Williamsburg, the daughter of Otto H. And Adella (Meyer) Wardenburg. She attended Immanuel Parochial School with 7 classmates. Dorothy met Wayne Kahler while they both were working at Amana Refrigeration. They were united in marriage on March 28, 1953 at Immanuel Lutheran Church near Williamsburg. Dorothy held several jobs over the years, including Amana Refrigeration for 5 years, Middle America Motel for 6 years and Sheller Globe for 15 years, but she once said her most important job was raising her seven children. She was a loving and supportive mother. Dorothy loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. They all loved her cooking, especially the desserts.

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Wayne of North Liberty, six children, Douglas (LaVonne) Kahler of Coralville, Terri (Mark) Taylor of Waterloo, Brenda Enlow (Marty Feeney) of Iowa City, Randy Kahler of Coralville, Ronda Kahler (Bryan Horrell) of North Liberty and Scott (Jen) Kahler of Iowa City; a daughter-in-law, Laura Kahler of Mesa, AZ; 15 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Orville Wardenburg (1990) and Palmer Wardenburg (1945-WWII), a sister Dolores Wardenburg (2016), a son, Greg Kahler (2016) and a daughter-in-law, Ginger Kahler (2016).

Celebration of Life Service will be 10:30 am Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Coralville. Burial will be Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery near Williamsburg. Visitation will be Monday, September 2, 2019 at the Powell Funeral Home in Williamsburg from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. A memorial fund has been established. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.

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Monday, September 2, 2019

3:00 - 6:00pm

Powell Funeral Home- Williamsburg, Iowa

407 N Highland St, Williamsburg, IA 52361

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

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Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

1701 8th St, Coralville, IA 52241

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