She was born January 19, 1930 to the late Paul and Clara (Kluesner) Schaefer. Also preceding her in death are her brothers, Charles and Tom Schaefer.
Dot worked as the office manager for Frederick Sheet Metal. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and Hoosier Heights Country Club. Dot enjoyed playing bridge, working crossword puzzles and visiting with all her grandchildren.
Surviving are her children, Mark (Cindia) Ress, Ed (Sonia) Ress, all of Tell City, IN, Jeanne (Paul) Clemens of Bartlett, IL, Anne (Rodney) Wells of Lexington, KY and Robin Hughes of High Point, NC; sisters, Marie Foertsch of Naperville, IL, Kate Fischer and Jane Paulin, both of Tell City, IN; 13 grandchildren, Robert, Nicholas and Christopher Clemens, Brandon M. Ress, Courtney Schank, Jayson, Tyler and Corey Wells, Bryce and Brynn Hughes, Brandon L. Ress, Tarynn Dean and Josalyn Ress; 7 great-grandchildren
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00AM CST Saturday, May 17, 2014 at St. Paul Catholic Church. Father Dennis Duvelius will officiate. Entombment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home on Friday from 2:00-8:00PM. There will be no visitation prior to Mass on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana or St. Paul Catholic Church.