Dorothy W Ostmann

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March 23, 1932 - January 4, 2019
Born in Saint Charles, MO
Resided in Saint Charles, MO

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Dorothy W. Ostmann, nee Schaefer, of Saint Charles, Missouri, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019, at the age of 86. Beloved wife of the late John Henry Ostmann; cherished daughter of the late Alvin and Hilda Schaefer; devoted mother of Larry (Shirley) Ostmann, Wanda Ostmann, Debra (Michael) O’Rourke and Mark (Michele) Ostmann; loving grandmother of Emily (Jake) Myers, Martin (Megan) Ostmann, Anna (Dave) Rice, Erin (Jeff) Theobald, Joseph (Brittany) O’Rourke, Eric (Jennifer) Ostmann, Dustin (Sara) Ostmann, Dylan Ostmann, and Rainna Ostmann; treasured great-grandmother of Jack, Ella, Luke, Jacob, Liam, Kinley, Julian, Henry, Teddy, William, Fritz, and John; dear sister of Verna (late Harold) Hackmann, the late Erwin and Eunice (Krause) Schaefer, the late Irene and Clarence Gronefeld and the late Harold and Amanda Schaefer; loving sister-in-law of the late Arline and Kenny Dunkmann, Geneva (late Fred) Willbrand, David Paul (late Eunice) Ostmann, Orville and Harriet Ostmann and Donna (late Norbert) Heitgerd; and many nephews, nieces, cousins and dear friends.

Dorothy was a faithful member of Zion Lutheran Church, where she was a participant in the Birthday Club #2 and the Zion Lutheran Ladies Aide Society. She loved sewing quilts and made one for each family member. Dorothy also loved baking pies and taking care of her home and farm. She especially enjoyed luncheons and playing cards with her family and church groups. Dorothy will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or Zion Lutheran Perpetual Care Fund.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Scott Ehlmann January 5, 2019 at 4:45 pm - Reply

    Our thoughts and prayers to all of you, sorry for your loss. With our love Scott and Deonna Ehlmann

  2. mary krause January 5, 2019 at 11:23 pm - Reply

    candle 2With Deepest sympathy to the family

  3. Dorothy F Holm January 6, 2019 at 9:41 am - Reply

    God be with you at this time – so sorry for your loss – prayers for peace – I imagine our moms talking about the good ole days at Zion and the farm
    Dorothy Holm

  4. Keith January 6, 2019 at 11:46 am - Reply

    Sorry for you loss. We will be keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Keith and Jeanne Koelling

  5. Dawn Gross January 6, 2019 at 12:33 pm - Reply

    candle 3With all my sympathy

  6. Darrell & Alane Gronefeld January 6, 2019 at 6:49 pm - Reply

    To The Ostmann Family: Our deepest condolences to all of you. Dorothy is now at peace in her eternal home with Jack, her parents and siblings. Turn to the Lord to find peace and comfort at this difficult time. We love you all.

    Darrell, Alane, Christina and Jonathan Gronefeld

  7. Winnie & Roy Bloomquistt January 6, 2019 at 8:49 pm - Reply

    Sorry for your loss

  8. Kristie Bertsch January 7, 2019 at 9:38 am - Reply

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest condolences to you all. I got to see Dorthy on Christmas and it made my day to see her sweet smile and brought back so many fond memories of her. May her memories you hold dear to your heart give you comfort in this time of sorrow.

  9. Ellen Hackmann January 7, 2019 at 4:50 pm - Reply

    candle 2My deepest sympathy over the loss of Dorothy. A lovely lady and a wonderful family. Sincerely, Ellen M. Hackmann. ne;Haupt.

  10. Donna Roth January 7, 2019 at 8:59 pm - Reply

    candle 1Dorothy was always such a friendly lady!
    Very sad to lose such a great person. My condolences to all the family. Will definitely miss her and all the lovely memories with this really lovely lady! I will always keep her in my thoughts. Lots of love & respect for your mom!

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