A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 4:30 pm. Monday at Boston Funeral Home in Stevens Point.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 3 p.m. Monday until the service.
Condolences may be offered online at bostonfuneralhome.com.
Mrs. Dorethy was born Aug. 6, 1940, in Winona, Minn., a daughter of the late Perry and Lenore Williams.
She was a graduate of St. Teresa’s College in Winona, Minn.
She was married to Rex Dorethy 50 years ago.
Jeanne was a registered nurse for 43 years and received her nurses training at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. She served at six Midwestern hospitals, in Rochester, Minn., Davenport, Iowa, Moline, Ill., Bloomington, Ill., and Muncie, Ind.
From 1986 to 2006, she held various nursing roles at the Rice Clinic in Stevens Point and served on various healthcare boards locally.
Survivors include her husband; one daughter, Michele Merrell, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; three sisters, Kay (Victor) Childs, Minnetonka, Minn., Stephanie (John) White, Stevens Point, and Christine Casper, Madison.