Dawn E. Doerr
September 18, 1963 - July 15, 2013
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Dawn E. Doerr, 49, of Appleton, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2013. Dawn was born on September 18, 1963 in West Allis to Dixie (Thompson) and David Senft. Dawn is survived by her parents, Dixie and David Senft, her brother, David Senft, a niece, Amaya Senft, and her life partner, Cheryl Scholl, many aunts,…

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dixie senft left a message on March 23, 2016:
Dawn was preceded in death by her husband Bruce W Doerr in July 2007.
Jackie habermann left a message on July 31, 2013:

I'm so sorry to hear got meeseges late
Prayers for the family
Jackie and Duane habermann

Nora Habermann left a message on July 31, 2013:

My prayers go out to your family

Tom and Terry Fryjoff left a message on July 20, 2013:

We were so shocked and saddened to hear of Dawn's death. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this trying time.
Tom and Terry

Tom and Terry Fryjoff left a message on July 20, 2013:

We were so shocked and saddened to hear of Dawn's death. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this trying time.
Tom and Terry

Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Gaby left a message on July 18, 2013:

Dearest Dixie, Dave, DJ, and Amaya, my very deepest and sincerest sympathies. I am still in shock at Dawn's sudden passing. All I know is God knows best and there is a reason for everything that happens in our lives.
Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

Cheryl left a message on July 16, 2013:

Dixie, Dave, DJ & Amaya, I'm so sorry. My heart is broken as I know yours are. I miss my best friend so very much and only wish more people could have gotten to know the wonderful person who I was proud to know and love. She was such a kind, nonjudgmental, loving, peaceful soul. The world is a sadder place without her loving heart in it. You have a wonderful family full of such love for each other and I appreciate so very much that you let me be a part of it. I will love and miss her forever.

Emily McNeill left a message on July 16, 2013:

So sorry to hear of Dawn's death. I am praying for comfort for her family and friends. Emily McNeill, one of the "bear friends."

Lisa Custard left a message on July 16, 2013:

Aunt Dixie and Uncle Dave, I am so sorry about Dawnies passing. I will miss her and I am really sorry I missed the cookout. I am glad we have some good pictures to remember her by. Love you both and DJ too.
Lisa Jayne

Linda L. Evick left a message on July 16, 2013:

Dixie, my heart breaks for you. I put myself in the position of a mother losing her daughter, and I just cannot even imagine the pain and sadness you are feeling. Just know that I will continue to hold you and your family up in prayers.

Nancy left a message on July 16, 2013:

""Letter from Heaven

To my dearest family and friends, there are some things I'd like to say
But first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's not more tears of sadness; Here is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I am with you every morning, noon, and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through.
God picked me up and hugged me and He said, "I welcome you.

It's good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family,and friends, they'll be here later on.
I need you here badly, you're part of my plan.
There's so much that I have to do, to help our mortal man"

God gave me a list of things that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night the day's chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you . . . in the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years.
Because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry: it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
If I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is over,
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.

There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb;
But together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you too;
That as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.

If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain;
Then you can say to God at night . . . "My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented . . . that my life was worthwhile.
Knowing as I passed along the way I made somebody smile.

So, if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low;
Just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.

And when it's time for you to go . . . from that body to be free.
Remember you're not going . . . you're coming here to me.
Ruth Ann Mahaffey (author) copyright 1998-2013 http://www.ruthann1.com

Judi Valentine left a message on July 15, 2013:

Dear Aunt Dixie, Uncle Dave, DJ, Amaya, and Cheryl, my heart is broken for you guys in the loss of sweet Dawnie. She was a precious gift to your family and ours, and we sure loved her. Praying the Lord will give you comfort and strength with His omniscient, loving arms today and in the days and weeks ahead. Please know the love of your family is strong and our thoughts are with you constantly. Love you all, Judi Valentine.

LINDA left a message on July 15, 2013:

Dear Dixie, I'm so sorry to hear this news today. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. May God hold you very close with his strong arms to give you the strength you need at this time.

Your friend,

Linda Davis

JoAnn Weiss left a message on July 15, 2013:

Dear friend, There are no words to tell you what is in my heart. I am so, so sorry to hear about Dawn. My thoughts and love are with you, Dave and your family. God bless and hold you close to His heart.

Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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