Dr. Eugene B. Stegmaier

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Dr. Eugene B. Stegmaier, DDS 92, died June 5, 2011 at his home in Oro Valley, AZ surrounded by his loving family. Dr. (Doc) Stegmaier was born February 17, 1919 in Farmington, MN to John and Ann Stegmaier. He married Muriel Whiting in 1943. He graduated from Loyola School of Dentistry in Chicago, IL in 1942. He served four years in the Navy during WWII as a dentist stationed in London, England. He and Muriel had nine children, Daniel (Susan) Stegmaier, IL; Sally (aka Annee Sigel), AZ; William (Debbie) Stegmaier, IL; Nina Rudsinski Stegmaier, AZ; P. Jill (Larry) Lappin, IL; Tom (Cathy) Stegmaier, MI; Mark (Janine) Stegmaier, CA; Jim (Jacquie) Stegmaier, CO; John Stegmaier, ID. They had 22 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Dr. Stegmaier practiced dentistry for 30 years in Woodstock, IL and 18 years in the Tucson area, before retiring in 1994. He belonged to Knights of Columbus 3rd and 4th degrees. He was also a member of the Elks, Lions, Navy Club, VFW, American Legion and Chamber of Commerce in Woodstock. He belonged to five dental organizations in IL and two in AZ, serving as president in three. He loved gardening and travel. He made friends wherever he went and was loved and respected by all who knew him. He was so proud of every member of his family and loved them all unconditionally. He will be greatly missed. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert Stegmaier; his loving wife, of 58 years, Muriel; and his oldest son, Daniel. He was a dedicated member of Church of the Apostles in Oro Valley, where there will be a Memorial Service held on Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 1:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Doc's favorite charity, Gospel Rescue Mission, 1130 W. Miracle Mile, Tucson, AZ 85705, an organization offering shelter and services for the homeless. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOME, Avalon Chapel.

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Adair Funeral Homes - Avalon Chapel
8090 North Northern Avenue
Oro Valley, AZ 85704
(520) 742-7901
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Published in the Arizona Daily Star on June 23, 2011
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