Dorothy Gilbertsen
Dorothy Gilbertsen
  • September 27, 1930 - October 22, 2017
  • Arlington Height, Illinois

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Dorothy Gilbertsen nee Metzler 87 of Arlington Heights was born on September 27, 1930 in Elkhart Indiana to the late Frank and late Olga Metzler and passed away October 22, 2017. Dorothy was the beloved wife of Fred Gilbertsen; loving mother of Ralph (Peggy) Gilbertsen, Noreen (Richard Claxton) Gilbertsen, Karen (Joe) Boettinger; caring grandmother of Tim (Aly) Gilbertsen, Kate (Matt) Suerth, Amy and Lisa Claxton,Lauren, Elizabeth and William Boettinger; fond sister of Lina (Late Ray) Glassmann, Ruth (Late Louis) Giovannetti, Norma (Roger) Newman and the late Jim (Late Mary) Metzler. Visitation Wednesday from 3-9pm at Oehler Funeral Home 2099 Miner St (corner of Northwest Hwy/Rt14 and Rand Rd) Des Plaines, IL where services will be held Thursday 11am. Interment Ridgewood Cemetery. Funeral info 847-824-5155 or