Doris Michaelson | Obituaries | ladysmithnews.com

Andrew M. Santos

Doris Anna (Hartman) Michaelson died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at Clark County Rehab and Living Center in Owen, with family by her side.

Doris, age 97, was born on Feb. 28, 1924, to Edward and Jenny (Fields) Hartman in Ladysmith in the Fields family home in Ladysmith. She was the third daughter in a family of four girls, Edna (Schmidt), Vivian (Passehl) and Jane (Hon). She attended South Side elementary school, Ladysmith middle school, and graduated from Ladysmith High School in 1942.

After graduation she apprenticed with Verna James and worked at the NuMode Beauty Salon. She married Robert Earl Michaelson on April 21, 1945, in Ladysmith. After Bob’s time in the Army ended, Doris and Bob traveled around northern Wisconsin with his job as a telegrapher working for the Soo Line railroad and lived briefly in Appleton where he drove taxi. Later they lived in Ladysmith where he worked

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