Dorothy M. Kleinmeyer, age 92 of Williamsburg, passed away at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City on Monday, May 13, 2019. Previously she was lovingly cared for at Highland Ridge Nursing Home in Williamsburg. Memorial Service: 10:00 A.M. Thursday, May 16, 2019, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Williamsburg with Pastor Thomas Ogilvie officiating. Inurnment will be in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday morning from 9-10:00 A.M. prior to the service. Memorials may be contributed to St. Paul Lutheran Church or Mercy Hospital Hospice Care in Iowa City. Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo is assisting the family with arrangements.
She is survived by her son, Mike and wife Claudia of Williamsburg; grandsons, Blake (Ann) Kleinmeyer and Jared (Lea) Kleinmeyer, and a granddaughter Sheridan (Chris) Penney; and eight great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her sister, Irene McCulla of Grinnell, and her brother Charles Healey of Jacksonville, FL. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Chub and her cherished daughter, Carol.
Dorothy Marie Healey was born April 23, 1927 in Thornburg, Iowa, the daughter of Harry and Zola Jack Healey. She was raised in Marengo, Iowa, and graduated from Marengo High School. She then attended Iowa State Teachers College in Cedar Falls. Dorothy taught two years each at Williamsburg and Ladora Elementary. She and Charles “Chub” Kleinmeyer were married on May 22, 1949 in Marengo. The couple resided all their married life in Williamsburg.
Dorothy worked 21 years for the U.S. Government and 7 years for the Iowa and Amana Welcome Center. She retired in 1989.
Dorothy was a member of the Marcia Federated Club, the VFW Auxiliary, and St. Paul Lutheran Church in Williamsburg. She enjoyed golf, bridge, and spending time with family and friends.