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Dorothy E. Steinmeyer

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Dorothy E. Steinmeyer 1915 - 2009 SIDNEY, MAINE Dorothy E. Steinmeyer, age 94, of West River Road, died July 8, 2009 at the Augusta Rehabilitation Center. She was the widow of Frank E. Steinmeyer who passed away on July 24, 2007. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on June 20, 1915, daughter of Frank B. Finn and Etta Humpke Finn. Dorothy attended Hunter College in New York City majoring in Art. Moving to Sidney from Garden City, N.Y., with her husband and sons Carl, Robert and Ray in 1946, she was subsequently employed by the Hallowell school system as a teacher's assistant. In 1949, she joined her husband in the operation of their dairy farm d.b.a. Windcliff Farm in Sidney until 1968. In 1977 they moved to their retirement "dream home" on Pinewood Point in Mount Vernon, Maine. In 2001, they returned to Sidney to be closer to their son, Ray, and his wife. Dorothy was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Augusta. She leaves her sons, Carl Steinmeyer and his wife, Eileen of Shaftsbury, Vt., Robert Steinmeyer and his wife, Verona of Washington, Maine, and Ray B. Steinmeyer and his wife, Ruth of Sidney; six grandchildren, a step-granddaughter, 11 great-grandchildren and a sister, Laurie Haltenhoff of Alden, N.Y. FUNERAL NOTICE: There will be no public visiting hours. A funeral service will be held at 12 p.m., on Monday, July 13, 2009 at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Augusta. Burial will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery, Augusta. Memorial contributions may be made to: HealthReach Hospice and Home Care, P.O. Box 829, Waterville, ME 04903-0829 or to Beacon Hospice, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, ME 04330. Arrangements are under the care of Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant Street, Augusta, Maine. Condolences to the family may be expressed via the funeral home website at www.plummerfh.com. HealthReach Hospice.
Published in Bennington Banner on July 11, 2009
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