Funeral arrangements for 85- year-old Dorothy Lesher, have been scheduled for Monday, August 7, 2023 at St. Therese Catholic Church 7207 N.W. Highway 9 Kansas City, MO. The Visitation will be held from 9:30 ~ 10:30 a.m. The Rosary will be prayed at 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial celebrating Dorothy’s life will commence at 11:00 a.m. A Committal Service will follow at Resurrection North Cemetery, 5001 N.E. Cookingham Drive, Kansas City, Missouri.
Dorothy Ann Lesher, 85, of Kansas City, Missouri passed away on Monday, July 31, 2023 at Tiffany Springs Rehab. Dorothy was born on March 19, 1938 in Effingham, Kansas to William H. and Emma C. (Wigand) Wohletz.
Dorothy was a member of St. Therese Catholic Church, Kansas City, Missouri. Dorothy will forever be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, William H. and Emma C. Wohletz; husband of 53 years Ted A. Lesher; son, Michael E. Lesher; and daughter Amy Renee Lesher. She is survived by three daughters, Debbie L. Bellman (Tom) of Independence, Missouri, Sandra M. Herdler (Joe) of Kearney, Missouri, Diane E. Stanton (Tom) of Omaha, Nebraska and one son David B. Lesher (Lisa) of Oak Grove, Missouri and daughter in law, Schonna Lesher of Bella Vista, Arkansas. She is also survived by her grandchildren: Megan Salter (Steve) of Surprise, Arizona; Philip Matthew Barnett, Liberty, Missouri; Laura Herron (Kevin) and Becki McLaughlin (Andrew) of Omaha, Nebraska; Alexandra Danner (Tyler) and Brianna Lesher of Oak Grove, Missouri; Val Lesher, Joplin, Missouri and Devon Lesher of Bella Vista, Arkansas. She is also survived by seven great-grandchildren.
Dorothy is also survived by her brothers: Alfred Wohletz, Atchison, Kansas; Robert Wohletz (Lois), Atchison, Kansas; and Carl Wohletz (Jan) Locust Grove, Virginia; sisters Delores Winters, Annapolis, Maryland and Theresa Schneider, Atchison, Kansas.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to Specialized Hospice. Memories of Dorothy and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com