Dorothy Mae Moetsch
May 24, 1931 ~ January 28, 2015
Dorothy M. Moetsch, age 83 of New Hampton, IA passed away on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN. Dorothy Mae Sisson was born on May 24, 1931 to Ray and Doris (Manning) Sisson in New Hampton, IA. She graduated from New Hampton High School in 1949. Dorothy was employed at Security State Bank of New Hampton. On June 16, 1957, Dorothy was united in marriage to Wayne Moetsch at Trinity Lutheran Church in New Hampton, where the couple made their home. It was in New Hampton they raised their three daughters. Dorothy was very active in the church and volunteered in her community, especially for the Mercy Hospital Auxiliary, Red Cross and the American Legion Auxiliary. She loved to cook and bake, swimming, playing bridge and socializing at the gathering of the Loafers. She especially loved spending time with her family. Dorothy is survived by her husband of 57 years, Wayne Moetsch of New Hampton; her daughters, Ann (Dale) Knight of Iowa Falls, IA, Ellen Moetsch of Rochester, MN and Merrilyn (Thor) Berg of Austin, MN; her grandchildren, Megan (Brian) Conway of West Des Moines, IA, Casey and Collin Berg, both of Austin, MN; her great-grandson, Vincent Conway of West Des Moines, IA and one sister-in-law, Jean Sisson of Saugus, CA . She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Jeri Sue in infancy and her brother, Bill Sisson. .