Edward Dollmeyer

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Edward Dollmeyer Edward E. Dollmeyer died peacefully on June 13 at home. Edward was born in Saskatchewan, Canada and was raised in Downers Grove, Illinois. He entered the Navy Cadet program in 1943 and became a Navy aviator, serving on the Franklin D. Roosevelt carrier, flying F4U4 Corsairs, his favorite plane. Edward was a graduate of Purdue University, and was recalled to the Korean war in 1952, where he served as a flight instructor at Pensacola, FL. He married Alice in 1952, and they subsequently lived in Naperville, IL, Anchorage, KY, Hudson, Ohio, and finally Annapolis, where he became a member of the Naval Academy Sailing Squadron as an offshore coach. Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Alice; sons, Stephen of Washington, DC and Britt (Debbie) of Carefree, AZ; daughter, Anne of Washington DC; grandchildren, Allison, Luke, Elizabeth, and Sydney; and one great-grandchild, Savannah. Edward willed his body to science, and the family request memorials be made to Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Edgewater, MD.

Published in The Capital on June 19, 2014
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