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Mildred Tillie Dohrer


1923 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Mildred Tillie Dohrer Obituary
Mildred Tillie Hesemann Dohrer age 92 passed from this world on Monday, June 29, 2015.
She was born May 13, 1923, in Stoney Hill, Missouri, the third child of Albert and Tillie Hesemann.
In April of 1940 at a local dance, she met her future husband Chester Dohrer. There were married on September 21 of that same year. During World War II Chester served in the US Navy and Mildred became a welder, welding special tested steel to help build and repair ships. After the war Mildred and Chester built 5 motels and 11 houses, with two of the motels and nine of the homes being in Tucumcari. Mildred was a dedicated care giver for Chester afflicted with Alzheimer's Disease. After 64 years of marriage Chester passed away on January 1, 2006.
Mildred is survived by her son, Gregory Dohrer & wife Kathryn; two grandchildren, Melissa Koehler & husband Doug, and Emily Forte & husband Chad; two great grandchildren, Blake and Tea Koehler.
She will be missed by her many friends. Services celebrating her life will be Saturday July 18, 2015, at 10:00 AM in the First Presbyterian Church in Tucumcari with interment to follow in the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery next to her husband.
Viewing and Visitation will take place beginning on Wednesday afternoon, July 15, 2015, at the Dunn Funeral Home Arrangements entrusted to Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari, NM.
Published in the Quay County Sun from July 1 to July 15, 2015
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