1924 — 2015
Dorothy E. “Dottie” Landauer, 90, of Albion, NE, died Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at Wolf Memorial Good Sam-aritan Center in Albion. A Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, January 10, 2015 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion with Fr. Stan Schmit officiating.
Burial followed at St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in Albion.
Levander Funeral Home of Albion is in charge of arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.huffmanlevander.com.
Dorothy E. “Dottie” Landauer, the daughter of Frederick “Fred” and Mary Dozler Henke was born April 20, 1924 at Elgin, Nebraska. She received her education at St. Boniface Catholic School and graduated from St. Boniface High School in 1942.
Following her schooling, she worked in Norfolk, Omaha, and at the Ordinance Plant in Grand Island.
Dorothy was united in marriage to LaVern Joseph “Shorty” Landauer on October 1, 1946 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Petersburg.
The couple lived northwest of Petersburg and later west of Petersburg until 1957, when they moved to a farm southwest of Albion. There they farmed until 1988, when they moved into Albion.
Dottie worked as a housekeeper for several families in Albion and later at Qualset Furniture for a number of years.
In addition to being a longtime member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church and Altar Society, Dottie was a member and past president of the Cedar Rapids Art Guild and a member of the Korner Quilters for over 30 years. She enjoyed painting, quilting, crocheting and embroidering as well as cooking.
She is survived by her husband LaVern “Shorty” of Albion; one son, Dave Landauer (Deb) of Albion, NE; one grandson, John Landauer (Angie) of Fremont, NE; two granddaughters: Jennifer Landauer of Petersburg, NE, and Janelle King (Chad) of Newman Grove, NE; great grandchildren: Julia and Jack Landauer of Fremont, NE; one sister Laverna Sauser of Cedar Rapids, NE, and one brother Darold Henke of Buckeye, AZ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son Marvin in 1968; brother and sister-in-law Leonard and Millie Henke; sister Mildred Henke, brother-in-law Charles Sauser and sister-in-law Dorothy Henke.