Dorothy Pattishall

Dorothy “Dottie” (nee Daniels) Pattishall, 98, was born November 18, 1920, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to the late Raymond and Mabel Daniels. She was the eldest sister to the late Arlene (Alois) Kiel and the late Vivienne (Robert) Sala, loving aunt to several nieces and nephews.

She married Vojta F. Mashek in 1943 and they moved to Chicago, Illinois. They were the loving parents of Lyssa (Philippe) Piette.

They spent many years going to a country home in Three Oaks, Michigan for holidays and weekends. She enjoyed helping with her husband’s growing collection of vintage cars and going to car meets in the Midwest. She was a member of the Guild at the Chicago History Museum. Dottie spent long hours volunteering at the Junior League of Chicago, the Chicago Heart Association, the English Speaking Union and the International Women’s Association. One of her favorite spots to relax was the Woman’s Athletic Club.

After the passing of Vojta in 1973, Dottie was introduced to Beverly W. Pattishall, head of the trademark law firm in Chicago. They married in 1977. She learned to ski in Telluride, Colorado, where they went for Christmas for many years. They traveled around the world. She loved to take pictures and meet people. Dottie loved life and including and inspiring everyone she met. She loved to dance and was often the last to leave a party.

Dottie passed away peacefully February 1, 2019. Family and friends will gather for a Celebration of Life, Sunday, June 9, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. in Chikaming Country Club, 15029 Lakeside Road, Lakeside, Michigan 49116.

Mrs. Pettishall’s remains will be laid to rest in Lakeside Cemetery in Lakeside, Michigan.

Memorials in memory of Dottie may be made to either, Chikaming Open Lands, 12291 Red Arrow Highway, Sawyer, Michigan 49125 (; or, Region of Three Oaks Museum, 5 Featherbone Avenue, Three Oaks, Michigan 49128 (

Arrangements have been entrusted to Pobocik Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Three Oaks, Michigan. Please share a memory or message online:

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