Carlson Funeral Service
Dorothy Colvin
December 08, 1935 - December 18, 2011
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

Memorial Service: 1:00 PM December 26, 2011 at The Carlson Funeral Home
Visitation: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM December 26, 2011 at The Carlson Funeral Home
Dorothy Colvin, age 76, of Rhinelander, died on December 18, 2011, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born on December 8, 1935 in Elderon, WI to Glen and Clarinda(Scofield)Bergland. Dorothy attended schools in Milwuakee and then married Jerry Colvin on June 13, 1953. They lived in Milwaukee until moving to Newbold in 1990 where they have lived since. Dorothy enjoyed music and played bass guitar for a couple of bands for a number of years. She is survived by her husband Jerry, her daughter Debra(Timothy)Sanders of Rhinelander, her two sons Larry of McNaughton and Michael of Rhinelander, her eight grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, her sister Rosetta(Robert)Severson of Antigo, nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Janet Russell and a brother Kenneth Bergland. Visitation for Dorothy will be held at the Carlson Funeral Home on Monday, December 26, 2011 from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, December 26, 2011 at the Carlson Funeral Home. The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414/ is handling the arrangments for the Colvin family.

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