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“I returned last night, from nearly a week, in Arizona. I heard her obituary on KBEW radio, as I was driving to work this morning. That was the...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Lesa

“I have such good memories of Dortha coming to the Hospice office with her arms loaded with quilts for our patients. What most people may not know is...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Ellen Rigby

“Dearest Nancy and Family, We were so sorry to learn of your Mom's passing. I have such nice memories of a very sweet lady. Please know you are in...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Susan and Jerry Baker

“Nancy, wish I could be there. Be comforted and know I will be thinking of you. ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: Marilyn Banks

“Schavey Family Thinking of you during your loss. Have fond memories of your Mother, Aunt Dorotha. May she Rest in Peace ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: LaytonNola TraverWalter - Hudson, WI

“Family: Thinking of you at this time. Love, Earl & Ruth (friends of Nancy and Norm) ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Ruth &Earl Fredrickson - Kenyon

“Nancy, Paul, Daniel and Glen and families - Words can't express how saddened we are to hear of Aunt Dorotha's passing. All of you are held close in...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jean Heinen - Sheboygan Falls, WI

“Our sympathy to you in the loss of your Mother. Hard to let them go at any age. Cherish the memories. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Louise Martig - Apache Junction, AZ

“Dear Schaveys, We were so sorry to hear of the loss of Dorotha. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time. May the love of...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Lynn and Doug Ascheman - Easton, MN

“My sympathy to you in the loss of your mom. She worked alot of years at the hospital when I worked there. I am sure you will miss her presence in...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Roxanne Rajewsky - Blue Earth, MN

DOROTHA E SCHAVEY, age 94, of Blue Earth, passed away Thursday, February 21, 2013, at St. Luke's Lutheran Care Center. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at 11:00 AM, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Emerald Township, MN with Rev. Wesley Hafner officiating. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation time will be from 5:00 to 7:00PM Monday, February 25, 2013, at Patton Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 400 E. 14th Street in Blue Earth and 1 hour before the service at the church.. Web tributes may be left at She was born March 5, 1918, at Silver Lake Township in Martin County, MN, the daughter of Byron & Ada (Bartlett) Wagar. She graduated from East Chain High School in 1936. She married Marvin W. Schavey on June 25, 1940 at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church Parsonage in Fairmont. She worked 29 years at the United Hospital Districts as a cook and dietary manager. She loved collecting recipes, winning many recipe contests in and around Blue Earth. She loved sewing, quilting, making lap quilts for United Hands Hospice. She was a past president, and secretary for the church ladies aide volunteering for many years. Dorotha is survived by her daughter, Nancy (Norm) Wille of Red Wing, MN, son, Paul (Mary) Schavey of Blue Earth, son, Dan (Paula) Schavey of Blue Earth, son, Glen Schavey of Mankato, brother, John (Nancy) Wagar of Fairmont, sister, Geneva Wood of Granada, brother in law, Russell (Delores) Schavey of Blue Earth, 6 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, son Thomas, parents, and brother Donald Wagar.