Passing of Mrs. Dorschel
Jane W. Dorschel, 97, Green Bay, passed away Saturday, May 21. A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Ryan Funeral Home is assisting the family, with www.ryanfh.com a place to send online condolences to the family. In 2005 the University named the campus swimming and diving pool the Peter F. Dorschel Natatorium. Through the naming of the Natatorium, UW-Green Bay honored Peter F. and Jane W. Dorschel for their longtime involvement in the community and their generous financial support of the renovation and expansion of UW-Green Bay’s Phoenix Sports Center. The couple would have celebrated their 72nd anniversary in November. Peter Dorschel is a Green Bay native and former standout swimmer who starred at the University of Wisconsin in the 1930s.