Dorothy R. Zindars

Dorothy R. Zindars

Dorothy R. Zindars

Dorothy R. Zindars (nee Merryfield), age 90, formerly of Waukesha, Wisconsin died Friday, August 09, 2019 at her son’s home Waukesha.

Funeral services will be 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at the Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin. Rev. John K. Stake will officiate. Interment will be at the Mt. Repose Cemetery, Friendship, Wisconsin. Visitation will be 11:30 a.m. until the time of service on Sunday at Roseberry’s Funeral Home.

Dorothy was born December 2, 1928 in Waukesha, Wisconsin to Charlie and Mina Merryfield. She met John Zindars at a roller rink on Silver Lake in Oconomowoc, then married him, the love of her life on June 14, 1947 in Oconomowoc. Dorothy and John raised six kids. She worked at Kmart for 22 years. Dorothy loved to sew and put puzzles together.

Survivors include her children and spouses: Richard (Pam) Zindars, Frank (Bonnie) Zindars, Dorothy “Annie” (Roy) Hammond, Mike (Pam Zaeske) Zindars, Tom (Maureen) Zindars, Ted (Lisa) Zindars and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, John Zindars, and all her siblings: Ruth LaVerrenz, Leonard (Bud) Merryfield, Alice Golemjewski, Betty McGavock, and her parents, Charlie and Mina Merryfield.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit for online condolences and further information.

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  1. Diane Nicholson says:

    So sorry to hear about your passing! So wounderful you had a nice son & his wife to help you . I also want to thank Frank for taking such wounderful care of you!!!love, Ron & Diane

  2. Chuck and Barb Dehmlow says:

    Rick, Pam and families. Just want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. It never matters how old we are or they are, they are still “mom”. So sorry for your loss.

  3. Susan Moran says:

    Condolences to the Zindar family.

  4. Mike and Donna Murel says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Wish we could be there on Sunday.

  5. Todd and Dawn Hanson says:

    So sorry to hear the news Pam and Rick you are in our thoughts God bless

  6. Ray and Cheri Witz says:

    Ray and I are sending our sympathies and prayers to the Zindar family.

  7. Denise DeDominces says:

    Please accept my condolences to the whole family on the passing of your beloved mother. May God give you comfort during this difficult time.

  8. Don and Lou McGavock says:

    We are so sorry for your loss. Dorothy has now joined my mom and the rest of their family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  9. Pam(Merryfield) Thomson says:

    So sorry for your lost, sending prayers for your whole family

  10. Mary Jo says:

    Hi all, I love the picture you posted. Just how I remember her. Life is different when your Mom is gone. God Bless

  11. Gayle Kemnitz says:

    So sorry for your loss. Hard to lose a mother. She is now pain free and having a good time with your dad and rest of her family . Hugs from me

  12. Brenda and Joe Pietrowski says:

    My deepest sympathies Rick, Pam and family. Prayers for peace and comfort for all

  13. Linda Shubert Doss says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of Dorothy. I would be there for you guys if I could. My heart aches for all of you. You all are in my thoughts and prayers in the difficult days to come. Love you all. Rest in peace Dorothy.

  14. roz goodhue says:

    You know how much your parents meant to me and I’m so sorry for your loss!! My deepest thoughts and prayers are with you all. RIP my dear friend!! 28 yrs. of friendship, Dorothy, I will miss you . Now go roller skate with John

  15. Pam Parks says:

    I’m so very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  16. Peggy and Buck Sleeman says:

    So sorry for your families loss. Sending thoughts and prayers to the entire family.

  17. Judy Alderman says:

    So sorry for your family’s loss

  18. Jim and MaryAnn Pease says:

    Rick, Pam & family. Sending condolences from Sacramento California. Sorry for your loss.

  19. Peg Lecy says:

    So sorry on your loss