Stohlmeyer, Dorothy Laura (Kregel) 1924-2013
STOHLMEYER, KREGEL, NIGG, ZEARLEY, FITZGERALD, DAVIS, CONWAY, PAVICH
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Date: 10/7/2014 at 09:48:58
Dorothy Laura Kregel Stohlmeyer, 89, of Ames, died March 1, 2013 at Israel Family Hospice House. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, March 7 at 10:30 AM at St Cecilia Catholic Church with burial to follow at the Ames Municipal Cemetery. A visitation will be Wednesday, March 6 from 5 to 8 PM with a vigil at 7:30 PM at Stevens Memorial Chapel.
Dorothy was born on February 14, 1924 in Guttenberg; the daughter of John and Margaret (Nigg) Kregel. Dorothy graduated high school from St Mary's in Guttenberg and furthered her education at Mercy Hospital in Dubuque as an X-ray technician. She married Dutch Stohlmeyer in Guttenberg on February 14, 1949 and they shared 56 years of marriage until his death on August 7, 2005.
Dorothy was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed cooking for her family, sewing, playing bridge, golf and dancing. Dorothy was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church and St. Mary's Circle at St. Cecilia.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband; her son, Michael Stohlmeyer; a sister Kathleen Zearley and a brother, Loras Kregel.
Dorothy is survived by her children, Marge (Mike) Fitzgerald, Amy (Greg) Davis of Newton and Joe (Kathy) Stohlmeyer of Ames; daughter-in-law, Maureen Stohlmeyer of Ames; 7 grandchildren; two sisters, Connie Conway of Cedar Rapids and Corine Pavich of Phoenix; brother, Tom Kregel of Ft. Dodge and numerous nieces and nephews.
As a show of sympathy, the family suggests memorial contributions be directed to St. Cecilia Catholic Church or Israel Family Hospice House. On line condolences may be expressed at www.StevensMemorialChapel.com. Stevens Memorial Chapel in Ames is assisting the family. ~ The Des Moines Register, Des Moines, Iowa 5 Mar 2013.
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